Classifications data for Dorset Management Catchment

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Classification data is a method for distinguishing the environmental condition or "status" of water bodies and putting them into one category or another.

Number of water bodies

Water body categoriesNaturalArtificialHeavily modifiedTotal
River, canals and surface water transfers640367
Lake1001
Coastal0000
Estuarine0000
Groundwater0000
Total650368

Ecological status for surface waters

Ecological status or potentialBadPoorModerateGoodHighTotal
Number of water bodies6173312068
Number of water body elements8386989415619

Chemical status for surface waters

Chemical statusFailGoodTotal
Number of water bodies68068
Number of water body elements142745887

Quantitative status for groundwater

Quantitative statusPoorGoodTotal
Number of water bodies000
Number of water body elements000

Chemical status for groundwater

Chemical statusPoorGoodTotal
Number of water bodies000
Number of water body elements000