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Title: River Exe Action Plan August 1996
Author: Environment Agency Sowth West Region
Document Type: Monograph
The water environment is subject to a wide variety of uses which invariably interact with and sometimes conflict with each other. The process of catchment planning was developed by the former National Rivers Authority to help manage these interactions and conflicts for the overall benefit of the water environment and its users. This forward planning process will continue under the Environment Agency and will include the production of two documents - a Consultation Report and an Action Plan. The Consultation Report describes our vision for each catchment, identifies problems and acts as a focus for consultation between ourselves and other interested parties in the catchment. Following consultation, the Action Plan identifies actions to resolve the problems and issues. This Action Plan follows the production of the River Exe Catchment Management Plan Consultation Report (Ref. 2) and the consultation period. The Action Plan forms the basis for improvements to the water environment, and primarily covers the five year period from 1996 to April 2000. Achievement of the Action Plan will be monitored and reported annually. Appendix 2 gives a brief overview of areas of the Environment Agency's work relevant to the River Exe Catchment which was not covered in the Consultation Report, namely the Integrated Pollution Control and Radioactive Substances functions.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Catchment Management PlansWater qualityEnvironmental managementRiversConsultationEstuariesNature conservationCanoeingFlood controlFlow ratePollution control
Geographic Keywords: East Devon catchmentDevonExe
Extent: 58
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