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Title: Ely Ouse : environment overview : February 1999
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This Environment Overview has been prepared to provide supporting information to the Ely Ouse Draft Local Environment Agency Plan (LEAP). It is a factual description of the local environment and the associated environmental stresses and strains. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the Draft LEAP or in isolation as a reference on the state of the local environment. From this overview a series of issues have emerged which have been carried forward into the Draft LEAP for consideration by the Agency, its partner organisations and those individuals and organisations generally interested in the local environment. The Ely Ouse LEAP area is a combination of seventeen river sub-catchments, covering 2 510 km2. The sub-catchments of the Rivers Wissey, Lark, Thet, Sapiston, Little Ouse and their associated tributaries drain the chalk uplands to the east of the area. In the west, specifically in the Lodes area north of Cambridge and within the fenland areas, the watercourses are embanked, flowing at a higher level than the surrounding farmland.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Brampton
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)Catchment managementRiversWater qualityEnvironmental planningBiodiversityNature conservationWaste managementRiver fisheriesRecreationFlood control
Geographic Keywords: Cam and Ely Ouse catchmentOuse (Sussex)
Extent: n.p. [169]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:668
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