Classifications data for New Forest 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 transfers70916
Lake0022
Coastal0000
Estuarine0000
Groundwater0000
Total701118

Ecological status for surface waters

Ecological status or potentialBadPoorModerateGoodHighTotal
Number of water bodies01143018
Number of water body elements051324121163

Chemical status for surface waters

Chemical statusFailGoodTotal
Number of water bodies18018
Number of water body elements36243279

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