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Title: Northampton river valley master plan July 2000
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Northampton River Valley Master Plan is a joint study undertaken by Northampton Borough Council and the Environment Agency into the principal issues that influence the future development and management of the river valley. Following the devastating Easter floods in 1998 the Environment Agency is about to commence a programme of flood defence improvements. This provides an opportunity to look at other recreational and amenity enhancement projects in combination with the flood defence works. The overall vision for the future of the river valley produced in the Master Plan is presented here so that all those who have an interest in the river valley will be able to play their part in formulating the ideas. To this end a consultation programme has been carried out and the observations received taken into account. The Master Plan document explains how we intend to progress this vision and identifies projects relating to improved access to the riverside, better recreational facilities, encouraging tourism and use of the river and canal for recreational and commercial purposes, improvements to wildlife conservation areas and the general landscape of the river valley. It also sets out the importance of continuing community involvement in the development and management of the river valley.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Rivers; Flooding; Flood control; Environmental management; Recreation; Local authorities; Environment Agency
Geographic Keywords: Northamptonshire
Extent: 36
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1152
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