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Title: The impact of ferruginous minewater break-outs on the environmental quality of the Rivers Rhymney, Ebbw and Sirhowy : summary report
Author: Miriam Hamburger
Author: Susan Smith
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Rhymney, Ebbw and Sirhowy have long suffered from severe pollution problems mainly due to the coal mining industry and sewage pollution as a direct result of the industrial revolution. However, the decline in industrial activity during the last decade, together with pollution control measures, has led to a gradual improvement in the quality of these rivers and the return of game fisheries to many reaches. This document is incomplete.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: Water pollutionIndustrial pollutantsMine spoilIronPollution controlRiver fisheries
Geographic Keywords: WalesOgmore to Tawe catchmentSouth East Valleys
Extent: n.p. [7]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3084
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