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Title: River Torridge catchment management plan : consultation report : May 1993
Author: National Rivers Authority South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
This report describes the first plan for consultation in the South West is for the freshwater River Torridge Catchment. 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 m AOD (at ordnance datum). From this point it flows south-east where it is joined by the River Waldon north-east of Bradford (SS 426 079) and farther 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.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: ConsultationCatchment Management PlansCatchment managementRiversWater qualityFlood risk managementNature conservationWaste disposalRecreationRiver fisheries
Geographic Keywords: TorridgeDevonNorth Devon catchment
Extent: 83; + appendices
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