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Title: Water resources development strategy : final report
Author: National Rivers Authority South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: April 1992
The area of study was to include the entire South West Water Services Ltd (SWWSL) supply area, together with that part of the Wessex Water Pic (WW) supply area fed from Wimbleball lake. The terms of reference for the study are reproduced at Appendix A. Broad requirements were to: review forecasts of public sector water demand in the study area and, where appropriate, assess likely growth in private sector water demand; review the present level of resource development In the South West; confirm where, and when, shortfalls between drought reliable source yields and forecast demands are likely to occur; consider the scope for further resource development or other measures to respond to the forecast shortfalls, and develop a strategy recognising the needs both to respond positively to legitimate demand for water, and to develop resources in an equitable, efficient, and environmentally acceptable manner. The strategy should be as far as possible in line with NRA policies, aims and guidelines. This report describes the studies carried out in pursuit of these aims, their findings, and a recommended strategy.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Water resources; Strategies; Water supply; Water use; Water reservoirs; Water abstraction licenses
Geographic Keywords: Devon; Roadford Reservoir; Colliford reservoir
Extent: 106; + figures and appendices
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