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East Hampshire catchment

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The East Hampshire catchment consists of rolling chalk downland in the north, and a flat, heavily urbanised coastal plain in the south. It includes the rivers Hamble, Meon, Wallington and Lavant, Portsmouth and Langstone Harbours, and the wider Solent. The catchment is dominated by a chalk aquifer which provides drinking water in the area. (EA)

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English catchment basin

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Meon (Hampshire)

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