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Catchment Management Plans

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Catchment management planning embraces the principles of ecosystem services. It recognises that rivers are integral to land use management and support a range of diverse activities and services. These include drinking water; industrial abstraction; hydro-electric power generation; wildlife habitats; agriculture and recreational activities, such as walking, fishing, sailing and kayaking. (SEPA)

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N/AAction plans
Catchment Based Approach
Catchment management
Environment Agency
Environmental management
Environmental planning
Scottish Environment Protection Agency

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