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Title: Dart : third annual review
Author: Environment Agency South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
The Dart LEAP aims to promote integrated environmental management in the area around the River Dart and the Dart Estuary. It seeks to develop partnerships with a wide range of organisations and individuals who have a role to play in the management of this area of Devon. It is vital that the needs of ail aspects of the area, including flora and fauna, are balanced to ensure continued protection of these precious assets. Since the publication of the Dart LEAP Action Plan in July 1998 the team has made good progress on the actions. The EA have already completed 45% of the actions published in the plan and work is progressing on a further 49%, many through collaborative projects with other organisations. However, this leaves 5% of actions which the Agency have not yet been able to progress. The EA will be looking at ways in which these can be progressed over the next year. OFWAT have now agreed the funding and timetable for work to be carried out by South West Water Ltd (SWWL) under Asset Management Programme 3 (AMP3) and this will lead to improvements at 10 sewage treatment works within the LEAP area, improvements have already been completed at one site. In addition to this improvements will be made under AMP3 to a number of intermittent discharges, some of which may impact on shellfish waters in the estuary.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Exminster
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)Environmental planningCatchment managementRiver fisheriesBiodiversityRiversEutrophicationEstuariesBiodiversityWater levels
Geographic Keywords: Dart (Devon)South Devon catchmentDartmoor
Extent: 38; + maps
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