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Title: Pollution risk assessment remediation exercise : River Fowey catchment
Author: M. Youell
Author: J. Trethewey
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The River Fowey catchment is mainly rural with some small industrial estates. The major salmonid fishery and the abstraction point for potable water at Restormel make the River Fowey a high priority area for pollution prevention. A serious incident could result in the closure of the intake and consequent disruption to the drinking water supply to approximately 50% of Cornwall's population. It was decided that the NRA and SWW would undertake a joint pollution risk assessment and remediation programme in the River Fowey catchment. The purpose of the visits was: to collect information about the sites - their processes, storage facilities and drainage arrangements; to identify inadequacies; to advise on and seek improvements; to educate management and staff in best environmental protection practice.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Cornwall
Subject Keywords: PollutionRisk assessmentPollution control measuresRiversRiver fisheriesIndustrial wastesIndustrial buildingsEnvironmental planningToxic substances
Geographic Keywords: Fowey (river)North Cornwall, Seaton, Looe and Fowey catchment
Extent: n.p. [33]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:507
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