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Title: Construction and renovation of still water coarse fisheries
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
This Environment Agency booklet describes the construction and renovation of stillwater coarse fisheries. The success of a lake construction project depends on a suitable, accessible site and the presence of a reliable, unpolluted supply of water. If excavation machinery cannot easily gain access to the land, or if the removed material (spoil) cannot be retained on site, costs will escalate. The best sites are damp or marshy sections of farmland overlying clay. A lake formed in clay at the foot of a hillside should fill through surface drainage during wet weather. Other good sites include those where the subterranean water table lies close to the land surface; construction work entails digging down to the underground water.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Shropshire
Subject Keywords: FisheriesPondsLakesConstructionSite surveysFisheries development
Extent: 12
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