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Title: Dorset Stour : consultation report
Author: Environment Agency South Wessex Area
Document Type: Monograph
The Dorset Stour catchment is a system of great diversity that is greatly influenced by landuse along its length, including: Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch conurbation in the lower catchment; mixedfarming in the middle catchment; intensive dairy farming in the upper catchment. The river and its tributaries make an important contribution to the rural economy through agriculture and an equally important contribution to the urban economy through public water supply, effluent disposal, waste disposal, recreation and tourism. Our vision o f the Dorset Stour is o f a healthy and diverse catchment, managed in an environmentally sustainable way, that balances the needs of all users with the needs o f the environment. The Environment Agency cannot realise this vision on its own and will seek to work in partnership with local authorities, industry, farmers, environmental groups and other interested organisations to turn this vision into reality.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Dorset
Subject Keywords: ConsultationLocal action plans (EA)Catchment managementRiver fisheriesEnvironmental managementFlood controlWaste managementWater abstractionNature conservationEffluentsAgriculture
Geographic Keywords: Stour (Dorset)Dorset catchmentDorset
Extent: 132
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