Environment Agency Water Quality Archive data for England (2000 onwards)

The Water Quality Archive provides data on water quality measurements taken from sampling points around England and then analysed to measure aspects of the water quality and / or the environment at that point. This record is for the Water quality data archive homepage where all records are accessible. Attribution statement: © Environment Agency copyright and/or database right 2016. All rights reserved.

Data from 2000 are available as Open Data, accessible via an API or provided as subsets by year / region and by purpose (compliance or monitoring). Data are regularly updated.

Data from 1960 to 2000 are available under licence on request from the Environment Agency.


Study area
Temporal extent
2000-01-01    to    2016-11-30

Correspondence/contact details


Spatial reference system
OSGB 1936 / British National Grid


Topic categories
National Water Quality