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Title: Alleviation of low flow studies : the River Avon and its tributaries near Malmesbury : towards a solution
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
The study area includes the upper reaches of the River Avon above Great Somerford gauging station. The two main tributaries, the Sherston and Tetbury Avon, meet at Malmesbury. These and a number of other minor tributaries are fed by surface runoff and by springs from the Great Oolite aquifer. Wessex Water abstract from the Great Oolite for public water supply. Bristol Water's supplies mostly come from the Inferior Oolite. Wessex Water also abstract from the Inferior Oolite aquifer and pump the water directly into the river for stream support.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Habitat improvementWater levelsEnvironmental managementWater abstractionFlow rateRivers
Geographic Keywords: WiltshireHampshire Avon catchmentAvon (Hampshire)EA South West
Extent: 7
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