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Title: Water pollution incidents in England and Wales - 1993 : report of the National Rivers Authority
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This report forms the fourth annual analysis of pollution incident statistics in England and Wales. Summary statistics are provided on substantiated incidents that occurred in 1993, including commentary on court actions that took place in respect of these incidents together with details of some of the more notable prosecutions. Pollution is categorised into five fundamental sources agriculture, industry, sewage and water related, transport and other. The basic types of incidents are defined as oil, sewage, chemical, organic wastes and other. Incidents are also categorised according to severity of environmental impact with Category One the most severe to relatively minor impact in Category Three. Examples of pollution prevention initiatives carried out during 1993 are described and where discrete data are available, the most important types and sources of pollution are highlighted. This will enable the NRA to utilise current and future resources in the most effective way by targeting notable pollution problem areas.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water pollutionSewageIndustrial wastesAgricultural pollution
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 61; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4102
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