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Title: The precious resource : a brief guide to managing our water resources
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
This brief National Rivers Authority (NRA) note describes management of water resources. The NRA is responsible for guarding this valuable asset not just for us to enjoy now, but for generations to come. Water is vital for life. It is used in the home and is essential for our health and hygiene. It is used by industry to create wealth for the country, by farmers to grow food and to support the wildlife and the beauty of our rivers and streams. This leaflet contains sections on hydrometric survey; water resources planning; control of water abstraction; operation of river support schemes; resource protection; planning liaison; alleviation of low flows; drought management; research and development.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [before 1996]
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesWater managementWater abstractionDrought
Extent: n.p. [9]
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