Portsmouth University Research Paper on Polar Organic Contaminants in the Rivers Test and Itchen

This research has been published.  Essentially 121 plant protection products, pharmaceuticals and personal care products were found in the rivers.  It should be noted that the sample contaminants were what the researchers chose to look for given the sampling method.  There are a number of concerning findings.

The report findings can be read in the Members Area under Chalkstream Management & Research.