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Title: The Test catchment southern : recommendations for statutory water quality objectives
Author: Environment Agency Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
The Test catchment is one such pilot catchment, and SWQO proposals for the catchment were contained in the consultation document. The Test Catchment: Proposals for Statutory' Water Quality Objectives. This document sets out the recommendations of the Agency to the Secretaries of State for the Environment and for Wales (the SoS) for Statutory Water Quality Objectives (SWQOs) for stretches of river in the Test catchment. To aid interpretation of the Agencys recommendations, the general structure of this document is modelled on the predecessor SWQO proposal document. The primary differences are: a new appendix, Appendix III; Digest of Responses to Consultation, has been added to provide a summary of responses to the EA consultation and the actions that will be subsequently taken; and further clarification, in some cases, of the likely costs and benefits associated with proposed water quality maintenance or improvement schemes. The purpose of SWQOs is to establish targets, on a statutory basis, that provide an agreed planning framework for regulatory bodies, dischargers, abstractors and river users.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: RiversWater qualityRegulationsWater abstractionEffluentsConsultation
Geographic Keywords: EA South EastTest and Itchen catchment
Extent: 41
Total file downloads: 276

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