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Title: Catchment management plan : South Essex action plan, June 1996
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
This Action Plan sets out the characteristics of the South Essex catchment which includes the Crouch, Roach, and Mardyke river systems. The Plan refers to the management of Integrated Pollution Control prescribed processes, and also to the regulation of radioactive and domestic wastes. It gives a broadly based vision of what the Agency seeks to achieve, and is followed by an overview and a detailed Activity Plan. The catchment lies within the county of Essex, apart from a small area within the London Borough of Havering. Significant industrial and urban areas are associated with the coastal fringe of Southend-on-Sea and Purfleet, and the major towns of Basildon, Wickford, Billericay and Burnhamon-Crouch. Port facilities are generally concentrated along the Thames estuary frontage. The plan area contains the Rivers Crouch, Roach, and Mardyke, the drainage network within Canvey Island, and numerous small rivers, many of which drain directly to the sea or the Thames estuary.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Catchment Management PlansPollutionIntegrated controlAction plans
Geographic Keywords: EA South EastSouth Essex catchment
Extent: 35
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