Only 19% of rivers meet ‘good ecological status’

Although the chemical and biological quality of rivers continues to improve, the first test of a new classification system devised to implement the water framework Directive shows that just 19% of rivers currently meet the required standard.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits