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Geology

Foston lies on an ancient crossroads, situated on the north-eastern edge of the

Vale of Belvoir, nearly six miles northwest of Grantham, national grid reference SK 85 42.

 

River Witham and Foston Beck water quality

 

For report on River and Beck water quality January 2016 please click here

Flood risk for Foston can be found here

 

C 1246674 Foston Parish Council: Foston 2016 

Laboratory Number

 

15039211

15039209

 

15039210

 

Sample Ref.

 

 Foston Beck A1

River Witham A2u

River Witham A3d

 

Sample Date/Time

 

4/1/2016 10:20

4/1/2016 9:50

4/1/2016 10:50

 

Sample Matrix

 

Surface Water

Surface Water

Surface Water

Ammoniacal Nitrogen as N (LL)

mg/l

<0.06

0.07

<0.06

Nitrate as N

mg/l

15.1

9.4

11

Phosphates , Total as P

mg/l

0.18

0.37

0.3

Dissolved Oxygen, Fixed

mg/l

8.4

10.4

10.1

 

C 1366642  Foston Parish Council: Foston 2017

Laboratory Number

 

15913003

15913004

 

15913005

 

Sample Ref.

 

Foston Beck A1

River Witham A2u

River Witham A3d

 

Sample Date/Time

 

26/02/2017 12:50

26/02/2017

26/02/2017

 

Sample Matrix

 

Surface Water

Surface Water

Surface Water

Ammoniacal Nitrogen as N (LL)

mg/l

  0.34

<0.06

  0.06

Nitrate as N

mg/l

16.5

11.5

12.3

Phosphates , Total as P

mg/l

  <0.120

   0.18

   0.17

Dissolved Oxygen, Fixed

mg/l

7.3

  7.2

  9.8

 

C 1504050 Foston Parish Council: Foston 2018        
Laboratory Number 16829180 16829181 16829182
Customer Sample Ref. Foston Beck A1 River Witham A2u River Witham A3d
Sample Date/Time 04/02/2018 09:40:00 04/02/2018 09:26 04/02/2018 10:20:00
Sample Matrix     Not Specified Not Specified Not Specified
Ammoniacal Nitrogen as N (LL) WAS067 mg/l        0.21        0.08         0.15
Nitrate as N WAS036 mg/l      14.7      10.4       11.1
Phosphates , Total as P WAS049 mg/l           0.13        0.33          0.21
Dissolved Oxygen, Fixed WAS052 mg/l      12.4      11.6       10.2

 Foston Beck A1, River Witham A2u (u = upstream), River Witham A3d (d = downstream).

River quality Environment Agency  map of Foston here 

River quality 2009 here