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Title: The quality of the Humber Estuary 1980-1990 : report of the National Rivers Authority
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
The Humber Estuary is the largest estuary in the United Kingdom, with a catchment draining one fifth of the area of England. It is a valuable resource for the community, for fisheries and for wildlife. In the wider context, as the major United Kingdom freshwater input to the North Sea, the Humber has a special importance with regard to its quality. In 1982 the Humber Estuary Committee published a review of the quality of the estuary during the period 1961 to 1981. This report continues by reviewing the results of the monitoring and management of water quality carried out during the period 1980 to 1990 by the National Rivers Authority and its predecessor Water Authorities. Bearing in mind that any consideration of estuarine water quality must take into account the rivers draining to the estuary, this report also considers the whole of the tidal waters associated with the Humber.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: EstuariesWater qualityPollutionEnvironmental management
Geographic Keywords: HumberHull and East Riding catchment
Extent: 97; + appendices
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