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Title: West Cornwall : consultation report : June 1997
Author: Environment Agency South West Region Cornwall Area
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 consultation report of West Cornwall. The Rivers Cober, Hayle and Red, together with coastal streams drain a large part of West Cornwall from Pentire Point West in the north to Gunwalloe in the south. Major urban concentrations in the catchment are Camborne/Redruth, Penzance and St Ives. The proximity of the sea gives the area much of its character and colours its way of life. Historic mining has left a legacy of old mines adits and spoilheaps, particularly in the Camborne/Redruth area. The rest of the catchment is rural in character, ranging from moorland to horticulture and meadowland.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Bodmin
Subject Keywords: Catchment Management PlansConsultation
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestCornwallWest Cornwall and the Fal catchment
Extent: 112; + appendices
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