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Title: Avon and Erme : second annual review
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
This is the Second Annual Review of the Avon and Erme Action Plan. It introduces the Environment Agency and summarises progress made with actions. Previous publications relating to this catchment contain more detail; this review should be read in conjunction with these publications: Rivers Avon and Erme Consultation Report - January 1998; Avon and Erme Action Plan - December 1998; Avon and Erme First Annual Review - February 2000. Good progress was made in the first year of this management plan and this has continued into the second year. The document has a total of 105 actions of which 50 have been started, 37 have been completed and 9 are new actions. Only 9 actions have made no progress. We have secured improvements under AMP3 to the following Sewage Treatment Works: Kingston, Woolston, Brownston, West Charlton, Frogmore and Chillington, Stoke Fleming (North), Stoke Fleming (South), Torcross, Holbeton, Galmpton (Hope Cove), Strete, Ivybridge, Aveton Gifford and Kingsbridge (Gerston) which will further improve water quality. We are making an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project in the Slapton Ley area, which will help those living and working in the catchment to reduce their impact on Slapton Ley SSSI. We have made progress on a number of BAP targets and continue to support the Dartmoor Biodiversity Action Plan.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Exminster
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)RiversCatchment managementBiodiversityFish migrationEstuariesRecreationAir pollutionEffluentsAgricultureEnvironmental management
Geographic Keywords: South Devon catchmentAvon (Devon)ErmeDevon
Extent: 50; + maps
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