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Title: River Irwell catchment management plan : consultation report : chapter five - River Irk sub-catchment : September 1994
Author: National Rivers Authority North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Rising in the hills above Oldham the Irk is one of the smaller rivers flowing to Manchester. This highly urbanised catchment is in a deprived condition especially around Moston Brook. Urban regeneration measures have seen improvements. Historically, early industrial development is evident along the banks of the Irk, and the remains of water powered mills can clearly be seen through areas like Middleton where attractive old reservoirs are available for recreation.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansConsultation
Geographic Keywords: EA North WestIrwell catchmentIrk (Manchester)
Extent: 81
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