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Title: River water quality in the Midlands 1997
Author: Environment Agency Midlands Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This report analyses River water quality in the Midlands, assessing environmental quality over time and grades rivers in terms of both chemical and biological quality, in accordance with the General Quality Assessment (GQA) Scheme. River Quality Objectives (RQOs) have been assigned to all rivers and canals in the region, in accordance with the River Ecosystem Classification Scheme. The Agency discusses the objective to be applied to each river in its Local Environment Agency Plans (LEAPs). These form an important part of the Agency's water quality planning. Compliance with the RQOs is presented in this report.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Solihull
Subject Keywords: RiversCanalsWater quality surveysEnvironmental qualityEuropean UnionStandardsFisheriesSurface waterDangerous substances
Geographic Keywords: EA MidlandsSevern Vale catchmentTrent (England)Derbyshire Derwent catchmentDon and Rother catchmentDove catchmentMersey Estuary catchmentMiddle Dee catchmentShropshire Middle Severn catchmentStaffordshire Trent Valley catchmentUpper Mersey catchmentWeaver Gowy catchmentWorcestershire Middle Severn catchment
Extent: 122
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1358
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