The Catchment Data Explorer

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in National
The Catchment Data Explorer

screen shot 1The catchment data explorer is a visualisation tool designed to assist and support the Environment Agency’s river basin management plans. Users are freely available to navigate the site and explore catchments across the UK. Users can search for catchments of interest using a map or by postcode, grid reference and place name. Each catchment in the UK has through summaries and are further categorised in into operational and management catchments. Data can be downloaded from the site and there is also a list of useful web links. Map/table showing the water bodies within the operational catchment and their status for phosphate. Clicking an underlined classification status in the table open the reasons for the river not achieving good ecological status under the water framework directive.

To explore the database go to http://environment.data.gov.uk/catchment-planning/

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