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Title: NRA research and development programme topic B2 : flow regimes : project B2.2 : low flow conditions
Author: National Rivers Authority Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
SWK were appointed on the 15th August 1990 to undertake the NRA R and D project topic B2.2. This topic is part of the larger study which is known as topic B2 : Flow Regimes. The R and D programme of the NRA is described in the Delegate's Information Pack for the NRA RandD Open Forum Meeting held on 5th June 1990. The present report is an Interim Report as required by the project ToR. The ToR are reproduced in Annex 1. The scope of the report is to bring to the NRA's attention the Regional NRA's perception and methods of low flow assessment used by the predecessor bodies, the Regional Water Authorities. As anticipated in the R and D programme, there are considerable regional variations and these are summarised in this Interim Report. This report also contains a preliminary approach to setting up a classification framework. During consultation with the Regional NRA's ideas have been explored on methodology that can be utilised to prioritise sites affected by low flows, initially locally and then nationally. A preliminary database of the limited information obtained from the Regional NRA's has been set up as a series of LOTUS files. If during the remaining project adequate data is obtained, a conventional database will be set up and data files transferred to it. The project programme adopted for execution of the study was given in SWK's technical proposal. Slight modifications to the programme were required. These do not have an effect on the timing of the Final Report.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: RiversFlow rateManagementNational Rivers Authority
Geographic Keywords: EnglandThames
Extent: 24; + annexes
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