Spain

INLAND WATER MONITORING PROGRAMMES IN THE GUADALQUIVIR AND JUCAR RIVER BASIN DISTRICTS

Client

Directorate-General for Water

Year

2024

Key facts

Physical-chemical and biological sampling, field testing and laboratory analysis at 940 surface water monitoring points (rivers, lakes and reservoirs) and 620 groundwater points. Hydromorphological characterisation of 312 surface water bodies.

Services

Review of monitoring programmes, water pressure inventory, inland surface water ecological status/potential assessment (physical-chemical, biological and hydromorphological indicators), surface and groundwater chemical status assessment, water quality assessment in protected areas, trophic state of lakes and reservoirs, invasive alien species study and identification of significant and sustained upward trends in the concentration of contaminants in at-risk inland waters, sediments and biota.