Classifications data for Swale Ure Nidd and Ouse Upper 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 transfers80037117
Lake31812
Coastal0000
Estuarine0000
Groundwater0000
Total83145129

Ecological status for surface waters

Ecological status or potentialBadPoorModerateGoodHighTotal
Number of water bodies31983240129
Number of water body elements9541271437841117

Chemical status for surface waters

Chemical statusFailGoodTotal
Number of water bodies1290129
Number of water body elements28013981678

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