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Title: Restoring sustainable abstraction : technical guidance
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
The aim of the Restoring Sustainable Abstraction Programme (RSAP) is to identify over abstraction in rivers and wetland sites and, where possible, put it right. RSAP was set up in 1999 to catalogue the number of rivers and wetland sites suspected of being affected by over-abstraction in England and Wales, and establish a remedial strategy. A number of environmental groups have voiced concern about over-abstraction and the European Birds and Habitats Directives requires the Agency to pay heed to over abstraction by reviewing consents in designated areas.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Sustainable developmentWater abstractionStrategiesMethodologyTechniques
Extent: 79; + annex
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