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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Land Drainage and Flood Defence Responsibilities 4th ed isbn 9780727733894

Land Drainage and Flood Defence Responsibilities 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780727725080
ISBN: 0727725084
New Edition ISBN: 9780727733894
Published: April 1996
Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The first edition of this guide was published in 1983 and has established itself as a popular addition to the shelves of both civil engineers and professionals from a range of disciplines, who are concerned with the practice of land drainage and, unavoidably, the legal implications of drainage operations.

This new edition has been substantially revised and updated to incorporate the following major developments:-

  • The Environment Act 1995
  • The Land Drainage Act 1994
  • The Conservation (Natural Habitats etc.) Regulations 1994
  • The Coal Industry Act 1994
  • The Local Government Act 1992 and the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994
  • Town and country planning law

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Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
Outline of responsibilities and statutes
Government department
Environment Agency
Internal Drainage Boards
Local authorities
Riparian owners
Differentiation between land drainage and sewarage
Development either side of the watercourse
Extension of the main river designation of watercourses
Development planning and development control problems
Flood plain problems
Roadside ditches
Culverted watercourses
Grants and contributions
Mining subsidence and land drainage
Sea defence and coast protection
Land drainage and the environment
Bibliography
Appendices