Restoring the Avoca River: an integrated social/technical scoping study of acid mine drainage remediation options

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  2. Dr Aidan Doyle
  3. Professor Paul Younger
  4. Dr Catherine Gandy
Author(s)Doyle A, Younger PL, Gandy CJ, Coulton R
Publication type Report
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Legacy Date2003
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This study consists of: a collation of all previous data and reports concerning the abandoned mine sites at Avoca, County Wicklow, Ireland;, a fairly comprehensive stakeholder analysis identifies key socio-economic hurdles which need to be overcome in order to restore the River Avoca to salmonid fishery staus; analysis of available data to derive design parameters for possible remediation options; proposals for alternative remediation options; and reccomendations for a programme of work towards the restoration of the amenity of the river.
InstitutionFisheries Ireland
Place PublishedBlackrock, Dublin
NotesReport to the Eastern Region Fisheries Board, Dublin. With additional information by Fisheries personnel.
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