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Title: River Stort : draft catchment management plan for flood defence and the environment : May 1991
Author: National Rivers Authority Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The river corridors of the Stort Catchment are a valuable natural resource, comprising sensitive ecological habitats, a landscape of considerable diversity and value, and areas which are popular for informal recreation. The Stort Navigation is of particular historical significance and its characteristics make it unique in the Thames Region. The objective of the NRA TR is to conserve and, wherever possible, enhance the value of this resource. This will be achieved through appropriate direct management of the water environment, including the provision of appropriate standards of urban flood protection, and partnership with the riparian local authorities, British Waterways Board and other interested organisations. A central part of this objective is to secure the designation of the corridor of the Lower Stort Valley and the Stort Navigation as a Special Heritage Area in the statutory development plans.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Catchment managementCatchment Management PlansRiversEnvironmental managementFlood defence structuresFlood risk managementRiver rehabilitationRiver fisheries
Geographic Keywords: Stort (Hertfordshire)HertfordshireUpper Lee catchment
Extent: 97
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2967
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