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Title: The River Babingley. Volume 1 : executive summary : a report for National Rivers Authority, Anglian Region
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: final report - the river babingley : volume 1 : executive summary
Abstract:
Growing demands for water supplies, especially throughout eastern and southern England, are placing increasing pressures on water resources. The development of groundwater resources is continuing to attract intense interest, while at the same time there are growing concerns for the protection of the high ecological and amenity values that typically characterize groundwater fed streams. The River Babingley in north west Norfolk is underlain by the major Chalk and Greensand aquifers and groundwater flows from these aquifers play a dominant role in determining the ecological character of the river. In order to assess how much abstraction might be allowed from the aquifers, it is necessary to establish what minimum flow regime would sustain, without unacceptable deterioration, the important ecological and amenity values or the river and associated wetlands.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Groundwater assessmentWetlandsWater abstractionWater resourcesNature conservationFlow rate
Geographic Keywords: NorfolkNorth West Norfolk catchment
Extent: 13
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4219
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