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Title: Water resource planning : strategic options. Volume 1 : main report (Note 35)
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
The study was intended to assist the NRA in undertaking their duties under Section 143(2)(a) of the Water Act 1989 (1). This section of the Act places a duty on the NRA to publish information from which assessments can be made of the actual and prospective demand for water, and of actual and prospective water resources in England and Wales. This Final Report presents the findings of Halcrows study. The report can be divided into three sections: Chapters 2, 3 and 4 investigate the need for more water resources; Chapters 5, 6, 7 and 8 consider the full range of options available for increasing the water resources of the country, or of reducing the demand for water; Chapter 9 examines how the various options can be used to meet the forecast need for water on a region-by-region basis. The report gives an overview based largely on previous work done by the NRA, its predecessor authorities and various consultants.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesPlanningWater availabilityResource management
Extent: 120; + figures
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