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Title: Achieving positive gains from watercourses in new development
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: good practice note 3
Abstract:
This Environment Agency Good Practice Note describes the rich potential offered by watercourses. A healthy river or stream corridor can be the focal point of a new development, adding to the quality of life of local people. Well-designed developments use watercourses and the space around them: to manage flood risk; to provide urban greenways; to maintain an area where wildlife can flourish; to enhance the landscape and educational value of the area; to increase the desirability and marketability of the finished development.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2004
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: RiversStreamsSustainable developmentQuality of lifeFlood risk managementWildlife managementBest practices
Extent: n.p. [12]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2011
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