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Title: An assessment of the causes of non-compliance with river quality standards within the River Tiddy catchment (1989-1991)
Author: J.A. Proctor
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: FWP/92/006
Abstract:
The River Tiddy Catchment has failed to meet its River Quality Objectives (RQO) of NWC Class IB for a number of years. Stretches of the river have been classified as the National Water Council (NWC) NWC Class 4 and Class 3 between 1989 and 1991. In view of this poor water quality a review of water quality, fisheries and biological data has been undertaken to a ssess the significance and severity of quality problems and to make recommendations for further action to ensure any necessary improvements in water quality. The poor river water quality in the River Tiddy Catchment is mainly caused by high BOD concentrations associated with rainfall.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: RiversWater qualityStandardsComplianceAssessmentWastewaterDissolved oxygen
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestTamar catchment
Extent: 5; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2520
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