Water body ID 50001
Lough Neagh is a large freshwater lake located in Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is generally shallow with high alkalinity and is situated at low altitude.
|Surface area||38179 ha|
|Mean depth [i]||8.9 m|
|Elevation||12 m A.O.D.|
|Water body volume [?]||3397909936 m3|
|Elevation type||Low elevation|
|Geology type||High alkalinity|
|Mean alkalinity||2183 µEq/l|
|Mean colour||32.1 mgPt/l|
|Mean conductivity||299 µS/cm|
Water quality monitoring data for this lake is available from the EA water quality service.
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