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Title: Wessex areas water resources strategy : consultation document
Author: National Rivers Authority South Western Region
Document Type: Monograph
To fulfil the duties of the 1991 Water Resources Act, the NRA has produced a national water resource strategy to meet forecast demands for the next 30 years. This was published in March 1994. In the national strategy current regional resources were assessed and the NRA produced demand forecasts to the year 2021. Predicting cannot be based on perfect foresight so low, medium and high predictions were produced. The three predictions were then set against present resources and this identified the need for further development. Different options to meet predicted shortfalls were examined including national transfers of water. This regional water resource strategy consultation document complements the national strategy by providing the detail of the local options.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [1991]
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesStrategiesRainfallWater supplyWater reservoirsWater abstractionDroughtWessex Water Authority
Geographic Keywords: SomersetDorset
Extent: n.p. [20]
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