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Title: Lower Lee catchment plan : consultation report : March 1995
Author: National Rivers Authority Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
This report does not seek to establish in a final form the vision and guiding policy objectives for the catchment, nor define in detail the activities necessary to tackle the key issues for the water environment. Rather it describes the catchment, reviews the state of the water environment and identifies the scope of a subsequent strategy, including a draft vision and options for tackling the key issues facing the Lower Lee catchment. The draft catchment vision and potential actions we present in Section 4 will only be finalised and developed into a strategy once we have had an opportunity to review and consider your response to this Consultation Report. The northern extent of the Lower Lee catchment is marked by the confluence of the River Stort with the River Lee at Hoddesdon; the River Thames marks the southern limit. The urban character of Greater London dominates the catchment, but there are also other significant urban areas including Waltham Abbey, Cheshunt and Hoddesdon as well as some more rural areas in Hertfordshire and Essex. Nearly all of the land outside the existing urban areas is designated Metropolitan Green Belt under Town and Country Planning legislation in order to prevent the further spread of London and the merging of settlements. Nearly 1.2 million people live in the catchment.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Rickmansworth
Subject Keywords: Catchment Management PlansRiversEnvironmental management
Geographic Keywords: Lee (Hertford)London catchment
Extent: 139; + appendices
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