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Title: Demands and resources of water undertakers in England and Wales : preliminary report under Section 143(2)(a) Water Act 1989
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
The National Rivers Authority has statutory duties and powers in relation to the management of water resources arising from the Water Act 1989 and the Water Resources Act 1963. They include water resources planning, abstraction licensing and enforcement and surface and groundwater protection. The NRA also has a significant operational involvement in augmenting river flows to support abstractions and to protect the environment, through its water transfer and river regulation schemes. Amongst these duties the NRA is required to collate and publish information from which assessments can be made of actual and prospective demand for water and of actual and prospective water resources, in England and Wales. This Preliminary Report takes an initial view of the present and future position and concentrates upon resources and demands for water supply undertakings. Future reports will refine the information given in this report and in addition, will include information on resources and demands for other water abstractors such as industry and agriculture which, in some parts of the NRA, will be competing for the same resources. The information presented in this report is mainly derived from a combination of data obtained directly from water supply undertakers and from data held by the NRA.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water managementWater supplyWater resourcesNational Rivers AuthorityPlanning
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 36; + appendices
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