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Title: The River Ogmore catchment management plan : action plan
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
The Ogmore catchment is one of the most densely populated in Wales. Land use within the catchment can be divided into three main categories: forestry in the uppermost parts, industry in the central area, and agriculture along the coastal strip. Industrial activity in the central part of the catchment has left a legacy of huge tips of coal waste, some of which are currently being reclaimed. The land use demands by the growing population and modern industry have led to development in areas liable to flood, particularly around Bridgend where large flood defence schemes have been constructed. The catchment is well served by riverside walks and cycleways together with country parks, woods, castles and the Heritage Coast. During the life of this Plan, NRA wished to see significant progress in: improving water quality; continued restoration of salmonid fish stocks; restoring the otter population; protecting river corridors and floodplains; and developing an abstraction licensing policy.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansAction plans
Geographic Keywords: WalesOgmore to Tawe catchment
Extent: 24
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