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Title: Loe Pool urban waste water treatment directive sensitive area (eutrophic) designation : final draft report
Author: Tim Geatches
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: February 1997
Loe Pool meets the DoE criteria for a eutrophic still water for total phosphorus, chlorophyll a, dissolved oxygen and algal biomass. Adverse effects include regular blue-green algal blooms which have been linked to dog deaths. Helston STW has been identified as the major source of orthophosphate to the system. Modelling suggests that 90 to 100% removal of orthophosphate from Helston Sewage Treatment Works would ensure DoE criteria for total phosphorus are met within Loe Pool. This would benefit the conservation status of Loe Pool as an SSSI and improve the aesthetic quality and health of one of West Cornwalls most popular areas.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Bodmin
Subject Keywords: LakesEutrophicationAlgal bloomsPhosphatesSewage treatment
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestWest Cornwall and the Fal catchment
Extent: n.p. [58]
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