Monitoring the quality of the waters of the Sid is an essential part of looking after the river:
So much so, that the Town and District Councils have given generous grants for monitoring equipment:
Firstly, the Town Council’s Environment Cttee have provided funds for additional water quality tests to use in both river and sea water:
Water monitoring project funding request (up to £1000) Jan Metcalf had requested up to £1000 to monitor the water around the river
Secondly, the District Council have also provided funds:
Sid Valley Biodiversity Group have been granted £333.52 for their project. They will purchase scientific equipment to carry out a tree survey, hedgerow survey, herbaceous survey, and a monthly water quality survey of River Sid and tributaries.