Challenges data for Wear Middle Operational Catchment
Reasons for not achieving good (RNAG) and reasons for deterioration (RFD) record the source, activity and sector involved in causing an element to be at less than good status.
Find out more information on the challenges in the Summary of the draft river basin management plans document.
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 issue||Changes to the natural flow and level of water||Invasive non-native species||Physical modifications||Pollution from abandoned mines||Pollution from rural areas||Pollution from towns, cities and transport||Pollution from waste water|
|Agriculture and rural land management||0||0||1||0||2||0||0|
|Domestic general public||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Local & central government||0||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|Mining and quarrying||0||0||0||10||0||0||0|
|No sector responsible||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sector under investigation||0||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|Urban and transport||0||0||2||0||0||0||0|
|Waste treatment and disposal||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|