Chapter 14. Water Resources in South East England – A Dilemma in Sustainable Development

  1. Robert C. Ferrier2 and
  2. Alan Jenkins3
  1. John C. Rodda

Published Online: 28 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307672.ch14

Handbook of Catchment Management

Handbook of Catchment Management

How to Cite

Rodda, J. C. (2009) Water Resources in South East England – A Dilemma in Sustainable Development, in Handbook of Catchment Management (eds R. C. Ferrier and A. Jenkins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307672.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Macaulay Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen AB15 8QH, UK

  2. 3

    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK

Author Information

  1. Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB and Hydro - GIS Ltd, 10 Coles Lane, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire OX44 7SY, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405171229

Online ISBN: 9781444307672

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Keywords:

  • water resources in South East England – dilemma in sustainable development;
  • approaching river basin management;
  • South East (SE) England water resources;
  • integrated water resources management (IWRM);
  • South East England Plan;
  • climatic change threatening region's climatic and hydrological variables;
  • hydrology and water resources;
  • Ofwat - Water Services Regulation Authority (WSRA);
  • Office of Water Services (Ofwat) and Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI);
  • changing human attitudes to water - key to water efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Dilemma

  • Approaching River Basin Management

  • The South East England Plan

  • Characteristics of the South East England Region

  • Water Resources Management and Use of Water

  • Finding Water Resources for Growth

  • Confronting the Future

  • Recommendations for Catchment Management

  • Acknowledgements

  • References