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Title: River Torridge catchment management plan : stage 1 : statement of catchment uses and problem identification
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
The River Torridge drains a large part of north-west Devon. The main river rises near the coast at Baxworthy Cross (SS 290 224) at a level of 200 a CD. From this point it flews southeast where it is joined by the River Waldon north-east of Bradford (SS 426 079) and further downstream by the River Lew north of Hatherleigh (SS 534 050). It then turns north and begins to flow towards the estuary at Bideford. In this stretch, it is joined by the River Okement (SS 551 072), which rises on Dartmoor, by the River Mere south of Beaford (SS 551 130) and by the River Yeo 2 km south of Bideford (SS 462 245) below the freshwater limit. The total area drained by the Torridge freshwater catchment is equivalent to 857 km7. This NRA report describes the River Torridge Catchment Management Plan.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Catchment Management PlansCatchment managementRiversWater qualityEffluentsWater pollutionRiver fisheriesFlood risk management
Geographic Keywords: TorridgeDevonNorth Devon catchment
Extent: n.p. [111]
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