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Title: River Irwell catchment management plan : action plan : September 1995
Author: National Rivers Authority North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Catchment Planning occurs in three stages, the Consultation Report, the Action Plan and Annual Reviews. The Consultation Report integrates all aspects of the water environment over a defined geographical area, called a catchment. The uses of the catchment are explained; problems and issues are identified, with possible options to resolve them. Catchment Management Consultation Reports are circulated widely for external comment and this consultation period lasts for three months. This document focuses on the River Irwell catchment "action plan". The Action Plan summarises what the NRA, in co-operation with other organisations and individuals, plan to do over the next five years to safeguard and improve the water environment. It also includes the long term Vision for the catchment. The Irwell Catchment is densely populated and has many problems, mainly associated with its industrial past. There were too many issues, 215 in total, for the report to be issued in one volume. The Consultation Report was, therefore, issued in seven volumes dealing with each Sub-Catchment separately. Almost 2000 reports were dispatched, along with 4000 summary leaflets and 50 promotional videos.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [1995]
Publication Place: Sale
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansAction plans
Geographic Keywords: EA North WestLancashireIrwellIrwell catchment
Extent: 28
Total file downloads: 287

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