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Title: Teifi catchment management plan : consultation report : February 1996
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Teifi catchment contains a rich mosaic of coastal cliffs, rocky gorges, river meadows, tree lined-river banks, bogs, marshes and mountain lakes. Large numbers of visitors are attracted to the area because of the beauty and variety of the scenery. From its source in the Cambrian Mountains at Llyn Teifi, the river drops rapidly to meander across its wide floodplain, which is inundated by flood waters each winter, before entering Cardigan Bay. The Teifi has excellent water quality with 100% of the main river in the highest classes in 1994, and offers some of the best salmon and sea trout fishing in Wales. The river corridor has a very high conservation value and is currently being considered by the Countryside Council for Wales for designation as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, as a precursor for its consideration as a Special Area of Conservation under the EC Habitats Directive. This consultation document is divided into 2 parts: Part I: presents the range of management issues, and options to address them, that have been identified by the NRA; Part II: provides background information on the approach we took in developing this plan, using information on identified river Uses (including those to be incorporated in the new Water Quality Objectives scheme) and the statutory and informal targets required to support them. The targets are expressed in terms of water quality, water quantity and physical features.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansConsultation
Geographic Keywords: WalesSouth West Wales catchment
Extent: 110; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3464
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