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Title: The rehabilitation of the River Taff
Author: D.H. Williams
Document Type: Monograph
The River Taff has experienced major changes over the last 200 years. Before the industrial revolution it was a largely rural river renowned for its beauty and the quality of its salmon fishing. It then suffered a severe decline due to the industrialisation and dense population of the catchment. Gradual improvements occurred during the 20th century resulting from the introduction of various pollution control legislation and in recent years also because of the decline in the basic industries. The river is now supporting the return of migratory fish and the National Rivers Authority (NRA) is actively encouraging this development through continued pollution control and fishery management.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Carlisle
Subject Keywords: RiversEnvironmental qualityImprovementPollution controlFish migrationFishery management
Geographic Keywords: WalesSouth East Valleys
Extent: 43
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