SO8274 : River Stour north of Hoo Brook

taken 10 years ago, near to Blakebrook, Worcestershire, Great Britain

River Stour north of Hoo Brook
River Stour north of Hoo Brook
The river runs parallel with the Staffs & Worcs Canal at this point. This view is from the canal towpath. This fairly fast flowing river was until recent years highly polluted, receiving discharges from many factories in the towns it runs through. As a result the river round here used to be almost orange in colour, but the water quality has improved considerably although, like the canal, it still gets a lot of rubbish thrown in it.
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SO8274, 59 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 January, 2008
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 829 747 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.2101N 2:15.1020W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 828 746
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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