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Title: Prospects for spray irrigation : making every drop count
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Environment Agency manages water resources to protect the environment and ensure secure supplies for agriculture, industry and the public. In doing this, the Agency recognises the importance of irrigation to both national and local economies. In most years water resources are adequate, but in drought conditions the Agency has to work with farmers and growers where water is in short supply in order to make every drop count. This leaflet identifies the actions in Anglian Region that the Environment Agency and others will take when reviewing prospects for spray irrigation for the coming growing season. These procedures replace the amber and red alerts previously used. The leaflet focuses on communication channels and offers advice on action that irrigators could take to help protect the environment and make scarce resources go further. If restrictions are necessary, procedures for implementing them are described.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Irrigation methodsIrrigationWater managementWater depletion
Geographic Keywords: NorfolkLincolnshireSuffolkCambridgeshire
Extent: 11
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1184
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