Classifications data for Douglas Management Catchment

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 transfers001515
Lake0279
Coastal0000
Estuarine0000
Groundwater0000
Total022224

Ecological status for surface waters

Ecological status or potentialBadPoorModerateGoodHighTotal
Number of water bodies00240024
Number of water body elements5143732106194

Chemical status for surface waters

Chemical statusFailGoodTotal
Number of water bodies24024
Number of water body elements57256313

Why do all water bodies have a chemical status of fail?

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