Essex Rivers Hub

Phosphate levels within this waterbody are considered to be too high and therefore have a 'poor' classification; there are also problems with dissolved oxygen levels which are classified as 'bad' and ammonia levels which are 'poor'. The point source inputs need to be identified although there is a sewage treatment works that discharges into this waterbody.

Identify point source inputs.

Ensure that sewage effluent standards are maintained.

Look in to the installation of a tertiary treatment for sewage e.g. a lagoon or reed bed which would help to reduce the level of pollutants entering the river.

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