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Title: River Thames (Eynsham to Benson) and Ock : catchment review
Author: National Rivers Authority Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: October 1994
The Catchment Review study area covers the Ock catchment and the section of the River Thames from Eynsham Lock to Benson Lock. The study area covers approximately 544 km2 and is predominantly rural in character, with the two significant urban areas being Oxford and Abingdon. The study area has a population of approximately 189,000. Oxford has a population of approximately 127,000, Abingdon 31,000 and Didcot 16,000 (1991 figures). This report provides a summary of catchment statistics, issues, current and future proposed NRA activity in order to achieve a broad awareness of potential opportunities and constraints. The document also forms the basis of the full Catchment Management Plan which will provide the focus for those concerned with the future wellbeing of the water environment of the area.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Catchment managementRiversWater qualityRecreationNature conservationEnvironmental planningLand useSewage treatment
Geographic Keywords: Ock (Oxfordshire)Vale of White Horse catchmentOxfordshireThamesOxfordWilts and Berks Canal
Extent: 54
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