WATER QUALITY IN THE ARTIFICIAL CANAL NETWORK IN THE RENO BASIN (BOLOGNA ITALY)

Livia Vittori Antisari, Serena Carbone, Andrea Simoni, Gilmo Vianello, Valerio Bevilacqua & Andrea Bagli
The aim was to provide a physical-chemical characterization of river and canal network water in the area of expertise of the ex Bonifica Reno-Palata between the Reno river and Torrent Samoggia. The monitoring started in July 2007 and stopped in November 2009. The work consisted in the collection, almost monthly, of the waters that were subjected to chemical and physical analyses, some in situ (temperature and electrical conductivity) and others at the laboratory (pH, nutrient...