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Title: Land management techniques - draft R and D note (453/4/Y)
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Diffuse pollution from agricultural sources is of great concern in the UK and elsewhere. The complexities of diffuse contaminant behaviour have historically resulted in a concentration of effort at point source problems, but there is now an urgent need to address non point source pollution issues if significant improvements in water quality are to be observed in rural areas. Failure on the part of the NRA to take action against this form of pollution would result in a continuance of current problems at best, and significant deteriorations in existing water quality at worst. Owing to a lack of practical tools to combat such pollution, the National Rivers Authority has commissioned WRc to conduct a scoping study to identify and outline suitable research. This R and D Note summarises the findings of the work and outlines recommended research. A comprehensive account of the study can be found in the associated Project Record.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water qualityPollution controlEnvironmental managementLand managementAgricultural practices
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Extent: 47
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