Mersey Lower Management Catchment

Operational catchments

There are 4 operational catchments in this management catchment.

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    The Mersey Estuary Management Catchment covers the Wirral peninsular to the south of the River Mersey and from Bootle to Warrington to the north of the river; this is an area with a population of approximately 1.4 million people. The Mersey Estuary is of worldwide importance for both heritage and environmental reasons. The Liverpool Waterfront is designated as a World Heritage site and the estuary itself is of international importance for wintering birds.

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