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Title: The role of the National Rivers Authority in droughts
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The National Rivers Authority (NRA) came into being on the 10th July 1989, and formally took up its full duties on the 1st September 1989. In the U.K. the Autumn of 1989 was a period of drought which in some parts of the country continued during the Winter, resulting in significant potential problems for water resources in general and for public water supply in specific areas. This was at a time when the arrangements under the Water Act 1989 were still very new. This paper explains the role of the NRA in water resource planning in England and Wales with specific reference to the experiences gained during the Summers of 1989 and 1990.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [1991]
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesWater supplyWater conservationPlanningNational Rivers Authority
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: n.p. [23]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3178
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