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Title: Tawe and south Gower catchment management plan : consultation report summary: March 1994
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Tawe and south Gower Catchment Management Consultation Report is a NRA's assessment of the state of the catchment and identifies the key issues which need to be resolved. The most important are outlined in the tables at the end of this summary report. The Tawe and South Gower catchment provides local residents and visitors with a wealth of spectacular scenery and wildlife around the City of Swansea and valley con urbations. In the north, the catchment is almost completely unspoilt, the wild uplands being protected by the umbrella of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The physical nature of the middle and lower reaches of the river has been managed over the years, and regular maintenance to protect people and property from flooding takes place. The historical heavy industrial use o f the lower Swansea valley is reflected in the large dock complex, part of which has now been converted into a marina. The river discharges into the dramatic seascape of Swansea Bay, which sweeps around on the western side towards the beautiful Gower peninsula, whose sandy beaches attract thousands of visitors each year.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansConsultation
Geographic Keywords: WalesOgmore to Tawe catchment
Extent: 15
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3397
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