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Dear Environment Agency,

I am a student of Environmental Modelling and am doing a project on Water quality modelling and would like to request the following information on :
Monitoring site: Any 3 monitoring sites between Chelsea Harbour and near Cannon Street station, please let me know if there is less than 3 monitoring sites.
Parameters: As many Chemical (primarily pH, DO, BOD,COD, nitrate, phosphate, EC,Na,Mg,CL,K,Ca,turbidity) and physical water quality (primarily temperature, flow, discharge) (relevant to the WHO water treatment guidelines) parameters on the river Thames.It would be also helpful if you could also provide any river traffic data.
Time-period : If the data is available could I please have this information as continuous readings, for a 16-year period from the nearest year of data availability (e.g. 2000-2016)
Data: If possible daily average, otherwise weekly/monthly, maximum and minimum levels would be fine.
Format: Excel file

Yours faithfully,
Nasim

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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From: Nasim [mailto:[FOI #453853 email]]
Sent: 23 December 2017 14:04
To: Enquiries, Unit <[Environment Agency request email]>
Subject: 171227/TB01 Freedom of Information request - Water quality data
of river

 

Dear Environment Agency,

 

I am a student of Environmental Modelling and am doing a project on Water
quality modelling and would like to request the following information on :

Monitoring site: Any 3 monitoring sites between Chelsea Harbour and near
Cannon Street station, please let me know if there is less than 3
monitoring sites.

Parameters: As many Chemical (primarily pH, DO, BOD,COD, nitrate,
phosphate, EC,Na,Mg,CL,K,Ca,turbidity) and physical water quality
(primarily temperature, flow, discharge) (relevant to the WHO water
treatment guidelines) parameters on the river Thames.It would be also
helpful if you could also provide any river traffic data.

Time-period : If the data is available could I please have this
information as continuous readings, for a 16-year period from the nearest
year of data availability (e.g. 2000-2016)

Data: If possible daily average, otherwise weekly/monthly, maximum and
minimum levels would be fine.

Format: Excel file

 

Yours faithfully,

Nasim

 

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Dear Nasim

 

Enquiry regarding:  Water quality data of river

 

Thank you for your enquiry which was received on 23 December 2017.

 

We respond to requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

 

The data you have requested is available from the governmnet open data
portal. – [1]www.data.gov.uk

 

Specifically, our monitoirng points can be found here:
[2]https://data.gov.uk/data/search?q=monito...

 

Alternatively, you can search for the data via the map searchand define
the area you require the data for.

 

[3]Use Map Search

 

Water quality data can be found here:
[4]https://data.gov.uk/data/search?q=water+...

 

WFD data can be found here:
[5]https://data.gov.uk/data/search?q=wfd&am...
 

 

Or by using the Catchment Data Explorer at
[6]http://environment.data.gov.uk/catchment...

 

Water traffic data for the Thames would come from the Port of London
authority - [7]http://www.pla.co.uk/

 

Please refer to [8]Open Government Licence which explains the permitted
use of this information.

 

Please get in touch if you have any further queries.  If you want us to
review the information we have sent, please contact us again within two
months from the date of this email.

 

Yours sincerely

 

James Hammett

Customers and Engagement Officer

Direct dial 0203 0259058

Direct email [9]HNL[Environment Agency request email]

 

Did you know that the Environment Agency publishes most of its data via
[10]www.data.gov.uk? Using this site, you can search for our data
alongside other environmental data providers from local authorites or from
DEFRA (the Department of the Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs).

 

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From: Enquiries, Unit
Sent: 27 December 2017 13:43
To: 'Nasim' <[FOI #453853 email]>
Subject: RE: 171227/TB01 Freedom of Information request - Water quality
data of river

 

Dear Nasim,

 

I have passed your e-mail to the local customer team who will deal with
your request.

 

The Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations
state that a public authority must respond to requests for information
within 20 working days, but we aim to respond to all enquiries as quickly
as we can.

 

You can find more information about our service commitment by clicking on
the link below:

 

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You can contact our customer team directly on the contact details below,
or call the National Customer Contact Centre on 03708 506506 who will
transfer you to the area team. 

 

Please quote your enquiry reference 171227/TB01 in any correspondence with
us regarding this matter.  

 

Customers and Engagement
Environment Agency
Hertfordshire and North London Area
Alchemy
Bessemer Road
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1HE

 

Kind regards,

 

Email Management Team

 

Environment Agency, Quadrant 2, 99 Parkway Ave, Parkway Business Park,
Sheffield, S9 4WF

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From: Nasim [[15]mailto:[FOI #453853 email]]
Sent: 23 December 2017 14:04
To: Enquiries, Unit <[16][Environment Agency request email]>
Subject: 171227/TB01 Freedom of Information request - Water quality data
of river

 

Dear Environment Agency,

 

I am a student of Environmental Modelling and am doing a project on Water
quality modelling and would like to request the following information on :

Monitoring site: Any 3 monitoring sites between Chelsea Harbour and near
Cannon Street station, please let me know if there is less than 3
monitoring sites.

Parameters: As many Chemical (primarily pH, DO, BOD,COD, nitrate,
phosphate, EC,Na,Mg,CL,K,Ca,turbidity) and physical water quality
(primarily temperature, flow, discharge) (relevant to the WHO water
treatment guidelines) parameters on the river Thames.It would be also
helpful if you could also provide any river traffic data.

Time-period : If the data is available could I please have this
information as continuous readings, for a 16-year period from the nearest
year of data availability (e.g. 2000-2016)

Data: If possible daily average, otherwise weekly/monthly, maximum and
minimum levels would be fine.

Format: Excel file

 

Yours faithfully,

Nasim

 

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