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Title: Local Environment Agency plan Derwent action plan
Author: Environment Agency North East Region
Document Type: Monograph
The area covered by the Derwent Local Environment Agency Plan (LEAP) is one of great beauty and importance. Many groups and organisations play integral parts in the protection and enhancement of this delicate environment. The Environment Agency is only one of the organisations concerned with the areas well being. This Action Plan outlines the strategy for activity that the Agency intends to undertake in partnership with others in the Derwent area during the next five years. Within this plan, a number of Actions have been accepted by the Agency and other organisations. Key Actions for the Derwent Area: Identify areas for wetland and riparian habitat improvement in the Vale of Pickering; Actively participate in the Derventio 2000 project; Complete the joint project with English Nature and Yorkshire Water Services on the environmentally sustainable management of water resources of the Lower Derwent Valley; Actively participate in the Local Authority Local Agenda 21 process; Determine the scale and extent of land spreading in the Derwent area; Identify new sites which might act as over-wintering and nursery areas for juvenile fish, concentrating on the Lower Derwent as a first priority; Monitor sewage treatment works within the Area to ensure compliance with River Quality Objectives; Determine the extent and location of siltation in the Upper Derwent; Investigate the provision of additional flood warnings for the Lower Derwent.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1998
Publication Place: York
Subject Keywords: River Quality ObjectivesLocal action plans (EA)RiversCatchment managementEnvironmental planningWater qualityEnvironmental legislationNature conservationWaste managementRiver fisheriesBiodiversityRecreationFlood controlWaste management
Geographic Keywords: Derwent (Yorkshire)Hertford (North Yorkshire)North Yorkshire
Extent: 28
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