River Roach

River Roach Pressures

The table below shows the current pressures that this waterbody faces and the solutions that could be put in place to solve these problems. You can learn more about some of these pressures and solutions on the Environment Agency Catchment Data Explorer or you can contact us to find out more.



    Diffuse pollution




    Physical modification


    Fish passage


    Invasive species


    Point source



There is no data due to a lack of monitoring within this waterbody.

Collect data in order to determine classification.

Phosphate levels within this waterbody are considered to be too high and therefore have a 'bad' classification. The point source inputs need to be identified although there is a sewage treatment works that discharges into this waterbody. Other sources have also been identified such as local industrial estates and business. Invertebrates are also classed as 'moderate' which may be because of these point source pollutants.

Identify point source inputs.

Ensure that sewage effluent standards are maintained.

Investigate ways in which industry can reduce its impact on this waterbody.

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