Assessing the effectiveness of regulatory controls on farm pollution using chemical and biological indices of water quality and pollution statistics.

@article{Foy2001AssessingTE,
  title={Assessing the effectiveness of regulatory controls on farm pollution using chemical and biological indices of water quality and pollution statistics.},
  author={Richard Hirsch Foy and S. D. Lennox and Randolph V. Smith},
  journal={Water research},
  year={2001},
  volume={35 12},
  pages={3004-12}
}
Water quality was measured in 42 streams in the Colebrooke and Upper Bann catchments in Northern Ireland over the period 1990-1998. Despite ongoing pollution control measures, biological water quality, as determined by the invertebrate average score per taxon (ASPT) index, did not improve and there was no appreciable decline in recorded farm pollution… CONTINUE READING