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Title: The River Tywi catchment management plan : action plan (bilingual)
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: the river tywi - catchment management plan - action plan 1995
Abstract:
The Tywi is a largely rural catchment, the major land use in the middle and lower reaches being dairy/livestock farming. In this area, the Tywi has a wide floodplain and flood defences have been provided at several locations. In the uplands, sheep farming and coniferous forestry predominate. Completion of the Llyn Brianne reservoir scheme has resulted in 75 km of the Tywi being regulated under low flows to support a major source for public water supply. The Tywi supports important salmon and sea trout fisheries, harvested both by anglers and net fishermen. The catchment also has a high conservation value, with special protection being afforded to a large number of sites. Parts of the catchment lie within the Brecon Beacons National Park and Cambrian Mountains Environmentally Sensitive Area. This CMP Action Plan sets out Issues and Actions specific to the Tywi catchment which have been agreed within the framework of these Guidance Notes. This plan also outlines how the concerns of the water environment should influence the location and nature of development and land use change within the catchment.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansAction plansEnvironmental factors
Geographic Keywords: WalesCeredigionPowysLoughor to Taf catchment
Extent: 27
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3083
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