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Title: Water resources environmental monitoring electric fishing survey 2001
Author: R. Oldfield
Document Type: Monograph
The report presents data collected for the environmental monitoring program funded by Water Resources function of North West region, Central Area. The main objective of this monitoring program was to gather fishery data at sites immediately downstream of reservoirs that were subject to Drought Orders/Permits. The fishery data would then be available to aid decisions on any future Drought Order/Permits. Additional sites were also surveyed in areas of potential low flow. The River Lostock receives run off from Rivington Moor and drainage from the town of Leyland and from intensively grazed farmland in its lower reaches. It joins the River Yarrow to the west of Croston village. The River Yarrow is principally a rural river though it receives considerable urban drainage from the town of Chorley and the village of Croston. It is joined by the Lostock and flows into the Douglas in its tidal reaches. The general water quality can be defined as fairly good to fair standard.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2002
Publication Place: Preston
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesWater reservoirsDroughtRiver fisheriesLow water
Geographic Keywords: EA North WestDouglas catchment
Extent: 10; + figures
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