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Title: Derwent and Cumbria coast catchment management plan consultation report 1994
Author: National Rivers Authority North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
The primary need for liaison and consultation during the preparation of the Catchment Management Plan (CMP) is to endeavour to obtain consensus both internally and externally, to resolve conflicts of use fairly in a public forum and to obtain commitment for action. The NRA, wishes to consult all those organisations which are affected by the plans. Consultees cover a wide range, including planning authorities, conservation bodies, persons with fisheries and recreation interests, navigation authorities, water and sewerage undertakers, industry, agriculture, riparian owners, persons with land interests and local people. Much of the Derwent and Cumbria coast catchment lies within the Lake District National Park where water is a vital part of this nationally important landscape. The area has a rich heritage and has historically attracted artists and poets. Today The Lakes draw in large numbers of tourists who together with local communities enjoy its exceptional qualities. The waters of the catchment support an important ecology including significant fisheries for salmon and sea trout. The river Derwent is one of the premier salmon rivers in the country. Consequently the health of the catchments waters is critical in maintaining the quality of the environment in this area and in supporting the local community and its economic well-being. The plentiful supply of clear water is an important resource for industry and drinking water supplies both on and off the catchment.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansConsultation
Geographic Keywords: EA North WestCumbriaDerwent (NW) catchmentDerwent (Cumbria)
Extent: 150
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