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Title: Water resources for the future : a summary of the strategy for North West Region
Author: Environment Agency North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This brief Environment Agency leaflet describes Agency's strategies for managing water resources in the North West Region. The region, includes the Lake District and all catchments draining westwards from the Pennines between the Scottish border and Cheshire. Major catchments include the Rivers Eden, Lune, Wyre, Ribble, Mersey, Dane and Weaver. The landscape ranges from the uplands of the Lakes and Pennines to the lowlands of Cheshire and the Lancashire coast. The total land area of North West Region is 14,500 km2. The region is often perceived to be wet, but its valuable natural environment and high population density both depend on having a plentiful supply of water. The Agency's strategy reflects these issues. It looks 25 years ahead, and considers the many changes that may occur over this time. Its vision is: Enough water for all human uses with an Improved water environment.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesSustainable developmentWater supplyStrategies
Geographic Keywords: EA North West
Extent: n.p. [6]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2098
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