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Title: Environment Agency Anglian region : Northern area business plan 2001/02
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Corporate
Document Type: Monograph
This is the fifth annual business plan for Northern Area, Anglian Region of the Environment Agency (EA), setting out as clearly and concisely as possible how the EA intended to manage and carryed out their work in Northern Area during 2001/2002, to achieve the vision and long term goals of the Environment Agency. This plan was a live document and as issues and priorities inevitably changed throughout the year, was used as a basis for managing that change to enable us to incorporate those new issues and priorities into their activities. Northern area covers an area of approximately 9,360 Km2 from the Humber Bank to the north down to the River Nene valley in the south and is flanked by the Trent valley to the west and the North Sea to the east, the population of the area is approximately 1,550,000. The area is situated in the driest region of the country with an average rainfall of only 626mm per annum, and relies on both Surface and Groundwater for its water supply. Surface water supplies are obtained from the rivers Welland and Nene and Ancholme, with storage reservoirs at Covenham, Grafham and Rutland. Groundwater supplies being obtained from the chalk,limestone and sandstone aquifers. The rivers Ancholme, With am, Welland and Nene form the main catchments of Northern Area with a few of the smaller catchments, East Halton Beck, Buck Beck, Waithe Beck, Louth Canal, Great Eau and Steeping River flowing eastwards to the North Sea.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Environmental planningBusiness plansEnvironmental policiesCatchment managementFlood control
Geographic Keywords: Nene (river)Nene catchment
Extent: n.p. [64]
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