Ure Upper Operational Catchment

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This Surface Water catchment contains one or more of the following types of water bodies: River, Lake, Transitional (Estuarine) or Coastal.If you have any queries regarding your local catchment please contact our National Customer Contact Centre on 03708 506 506 (Monday to Friday 8am-6pm) or email enquiries@environment-agency.gov.uk and ask for details of your local Catchment Co-ordinator or River Basin Programme Manager.

Ure Upper operational catchment

Classifications data for Ure Upper Operational Catchment

Number of water bodies

Water body categoriesNaturalArtificialHeavily modifiedTotal
River, canals and surface water transfers170017
Lake1001
Coastal0000
Estuarine0000
Groundwater0000
Total180018

Ecological status for surface waters

Ecological status or potentialBadPoorModerateGoodHighTotal
Number of water bodies02412018
Number of water body elements03622149180

Chemical status for surface waters

Chemical statusFailGoodTotal
Number of water bodies18018
Number of water body elements39238277

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

Challenges data for Ure Upper Operational Catchment

Reasons for not achieving good status by business sector

The issues preventing waters reaching good status and the sectors identified as contributing to them. The numbers in the table are individual counts of the reasons for not achieving good status with a confidence status of 'confirmed' and 'probable', where the latest classification is less than good status. There may be more than one reason in a single water body. Note, table does not include reasons for deterioration.

Significant water management issueChanges to the natural flow and level of waterInvasive non-native speciesPhysical modificationsPollution from abandoned minesPollution from rural areasPollution from towns, cities and transportPollution from waste water
Agriculture and rural land management0000200
Domestic general public0000000
Industry0000000
Local & central government0000000
Mining and quarrying0004000
Navigation0000000
No sector responsible0000000
Other0000000
Recreation0000000
Sector under investigation0000000
Urban and transport0000000
Waste treatment and disposal0000000
Water Industry0000000
Total0004200

Objectives data for Ure Upper Operational Catchment

Ecological status or potential objectives for surface water bodies

Including those with less stringent objectives and extended deadlines

StatusBadPoorModerateGoodHighTotal
By 201500010010
By 2021010304
By 2027000404
Total01017018

4 of the "by 2027" objectives are low confidence

Chemical status objectives for surface water bodies

Including those with less stringent objectives and extended deadlines

StatusFailGoodTotal
By 206301818
Total01818

0 of the "by 2027" objectives are low confidence

Quantitative status objectives for groundwater

Including those with less stringent objectives and extended deadlines

StatusPoor
GoodTotal
Total000

0 of the "by 2027" objectives are low confidence

Chemical status objectives for groundwater

Including those with less stringent objectives and extended deadlines

StatusPoor
GoodTotal
Total000