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Title: North Devon streams : third annual review, April 2001
Author: Environment Agency South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: north devon streams 3rd annual review april 2001
Abstract:
This is the Third Annual Review of the North Devon Streams LEAP. The North Devon Streams LEAP Action Plan contains more background detail, and this Annual Review should be read in conjunction with it. Since the publication of the 2nd Annual Review of the North Devon Streams LEAP in October 1999 the Environment Agency has continued to make good progress on the actions. Of the action set out in the Action Plan, 22% have now been completed and work is progressing on a further 74%. Improvements to river water quality in the area continue with the Croyde Stream, West Wilder Brook and the River Heddon now complying with their RQOs. However, two bathing beaches in the area failed to comply with the EC Bathing Waters Directive'' in 2000. We have investigated the causes of these failure and improvements have been made which we hope will ensure compliance with the Directive in 2001. OFWAT have now agreed the funding and timetable for work to be carried out by South West Water Ltd under Asset Management Programme 3 (AMP3) and this will lead to improvements at five treatments works within the LEAP area.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)Water qualityRiversFlood controlRiver fisheriesNature conservationEnvironmental managementLand usePollution control
Geographic Keywords: North Devon catchmentDevonLyn (Devon)
Extent: 28; maps
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1138
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