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Title: Suffolk estuarine strategies : river Blyth - volume 1 main report : strategy report
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
The strategies, while concentrating on the policy for flood defence, necessarily take into account the broad diversity of interests associated with the estuaries. The development of a long term, high level, defence policy will provide an essential framework for the future physical management of each estuary; a framework from which other management plans for individual areas or for the management of specific aspects of estuary use can be developed with confidence. This document is one of three reports, each report covering one of the three Suffolk Estuaries. The aim of an estuarine strategy as identified in the project brief, is to produce a sustainable and balanced framework for the future management of the estuary as a whole, reflecting natural processes, planning pressures, current and future land use, flood defence needs, and environmental issues. The study areas in the three estuaries extend from the upstream tidal limits (as designated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) to the estuary mouths. The landward limits are provisionally identified as those lines following the limit of an approximate 1:200 year water level.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: EstuariesFlood risk managementFlood risk management plansStrategiesReports
Geographic Keywords: EA AnglianBlyth Estuary (Suffolk)
Extent: 71; + appendices
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