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Title: Ravenglass Harbour : microbiological survey April 1991
Author: National Rivers Authority North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
N.W.W. are considering options for the long term treatment and disposal of sewage from Seascale. One of the alternatives being considered is to transfer Seascale flows to the existing works at Drigg, which would be extended and secondary treatment provided. The existing Drigg works discharges to the tidal River Irt prior to its flowing into the enclosed Ravenglass Harbour. Ravenglass harbour is used extensively by pleasure craft, and contains a commercially worked shell-fishery. The present survey was carried out to determine the present level of bacterial contamination at Ravenglass. This would give some indication if the continued discharge of sewage (albeit treated) into the Irt is environmentally sound, as well as giving 'base-line' data.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: RiversHarboursWater qualitySewage treatment
Geographic Keywords: EA North WestCumbriaIrtSouth West Lakes catchment
Extent: n.p. [9]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3469
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