Mersey basin Campaign
Archive document

MBC060

Archive document

Urban river regeneration in Manchester: transforming the dark River Irwell

Abstract

Study by APEM Aquatic Scientists examining the effect of years of neglect on the River Irwell, and turn the tide to embrace the river as fundamental part of Manchester's heritage, and of its future economic and social growth. The report outlines the rise and fall of the Irwell, highlights current problems, and explores the potential for the river's regeneration and environmental improvement. Key projects are also identified.

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http://merseybasin.org.uk/archive/items/MBC060.html

Theme

Strategic

Regions

Irwell, Manchester Waterways, Manchester

Tags

regeneration tourism access biodiversity conservation navigation aquaticlitter

Credit

APEM Aquatic Scientists Environment Agency

Publication date

October 2004

Licence

Free use – you can download this item and use it in any way you wish.

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