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Title: Upper Mersey catchment management plan : consultation report
Author: National Rivers Authority North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
The Upper Mersey Catchment Management Plan Consultation Report (February 1996) attempts to highlight the most significant issues and solutions for rectification within a time scale of five years. The Upper Mersey catchment includes the catchments of the River Tame, Goyt, Etherow, Bollin, Mersey and their associated tributaries. These rivers drain an area to the east and south of the Manchester conurbation. They rise in the West Pennine Moors and Peak District and flow into the Manchester Ship Canal. The catchment includes areas of widely diverse land use, including, urban development, agricultural land, protected flood plain and areas of outstanding natural beauty. The challenge of managing the catchment is reconciling and responding to all the demands of the community in general, whether it be for domestic and industrial water, effluent disposal, recreation, fisheries, conservation or protection from flooding.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment Management PlansConsultation
Geographic Keywords: EA North WestUpper Mersey catchment
Extent: 110
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