Sustainable Groundwater Development

K. M. Hiscock, M. O. Rivett, R. M. Davison

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Sustainable development of groundwater resources is a key environmental and social issue for the future. To manage groundwater resources efficiently it is necessary to include protection of springs, river flows and water levels dependent on groundwater discharges, while concurrently maintaining abstractions for water supply and economic benefit. Obtaining this balance between human and environmental needs, and protecting valuable groundwater resources from over-exploitation and pollution, presents a challenge to hydrogeologists that is reflected in the approaches and case studies contained in this volume.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherGeological Society of London
ISBN (Electronic)9781862394414
ISBN (Print)9781862390973
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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