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Title: An investigation of sewage on the beach at Porthcothan
Author: National Rivers Authority South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
A report was received by the National River Authority, South West Region in the Autumn of 1989 of sewage polluting the stream and freshwater pool on the beach at Porthcothan in Cornwall. The Tidal Waters Unit of the NRA investigated the area on 21st September 1989 and reported little evidence of pollution from the stream or nearby properties. Sewage related solids observed consisted solely of sanitary towels or associated plastic which was identified with sea derived debris that had been washed ashore.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1989
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: BeachesSewageWater qualityPollution controlEffluents
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestCornwallNorth Cornwall, Seaton, Looe and Fowey catchment
Extent: 7
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