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Title: Blackwater catchment management plan : consultation report : November 1994
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
This report examines the Rivers Blackwater, Pant, Colne, Chelmer, Wid, Can, Holland Brook, Asheldham Brook, their tributaries, their catchments and their offshore tidal waters. The Blackwater Catchment contains the NRAs newest tidal flood defence barrier which is on the Colne Estuary below Colchester. Also within the area of this Plan are some of the country's most important saltmarsh and mudflat environments which support internationally important wildfowl populations. The dry nature of this catchment, together with its high water demand, make water resource requirements a high priority. Tight water quality control is therefore essential to maintain the quality of the limited water available for the varied catchment uses. This is the ninth such Plan produced in the Anglian Region. This Report is for public consultation and I look forward to receiving comments from those interested in order to produce a Final Plan balancing the conflicting demands placed upon an integral feature of the Nation's Heritage.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Catchment Management PlansRiversConsultationNature conservationFlood defence structuresEstuaries
Geographic Keywords: Blackwater (Essex)Combined Essex catchmentColne Estuary (Essex)Essex
Extent: 127
Total file downloads: 312

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