The water quality of the River Wear, north-east England

  title={The water quality of the River Wear, north-east England},
  author={M Neal and Jarvie and Whitton and Gemmell},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
A 1-year detailed study of water quality in the River Wear in combination with longer (decadal) term Environment Agency data (Harmonised Monitoring Scheme) show the influences of historic lead-zinc and coal mining and sewage inputs. The water quality for many determinands, such as sodium, chloride, boron, nitrate, and soluble reactive phosphorus, varies seasonally due to changing flow conditions. For most dissolved determinands, concentrations decrease with increasing flow in response to… CONTINUE READING
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