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Title: Safeguarding the lower bristol avon - public consultation
Author: National Rivers Authority South Western Region
Document Type: Monograph
The NRA leaflet is a Consultation Report which describes the area and explains what environmental qualities the NRA was trying to protect or improve. For example it identifies pollution problems; threats to water resources from quarrying in the Mendip Hills and how development puts pressure on the catchment. It is also discussed how farming practices affect the water environment. The Lower Bristol Avon Catchment includes the River Avon and all its tributaries downstream of Bradfordon- Avon. Most of the catchment lies within the county of Avon with small areas in Wiltshire and Somerset. The area includes the cities of Bath and Bristol whose prosperity has been closely linked with the river. Today water is an important feature in these cities and a valuable natural asset for Planners to protect and restore as they shape the future development of the catchment.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Bridgwater
Subject Keywords: Public consultationWater resourcesPollution controlEnvironmental impact
Geographic Keywords: Bristol AvonBristol Avon and North Somerset Streams catchment
Extent: n.p. [2]
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