1 edition of Public policy on ground water quality protection found in the catalog.
Public policy on ground water quality protection
by Virginia Water Resources Research Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va
Written in English
|Statement||sponsored by Virginia Water Resources Research Center ... [et al.] ; edited by Waldon R. Kerns.|
|Contributions||Kerns, Waldon R., Virginia Water Resources Research Center.|
|LC Classifications||TD223 .P8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 163 p. :|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||78623824|
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Protection of groundwater quantity and quality can best be accomplished by controlling potential contaminant sources and by managing land uses in prime recharge areas. Using knowledge of local geology and groundwater flow directions, estimates can be made of the land areas contributing recharge to a particular well or to an aquifer as a whole. groundwater protection practices developed within other jurisdictions to the Fraser River providing a vital source of public water supply, groundwater plays an essential role in the by implementing groundwater quality protection measures. Protection measures offer a.
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Here is a book that deals with this problem. It is necessary that this problem be studied and action taken to prevent despoliation of the aquifers where this water is now found, because once contaminated an aquifer is difficult to decontaminate.
Groundwater Quality Protection: a guide for water utilities, municipal authorities, and environment agencies Strategies for Control of Groundwater Pollution 81 (a) Preventing Future Pollution 81 (B) Dealing with Existing Pollution Sources 86 (C) approach to Historic land Contamination This publication contains the papers presented at a National Conference on Ground Water Quality Protection Policy held in April of Paper titles include: (1) Magnitude of the Ground-Water Contamination Problem; (2) Limited Degredation as a Ground-Water Quality Policy; (3) Surface and Subsurface Mining: Policy Implications; (4) Oil Well Operation/Maintenance and Saltwater Intrusion: Policy.
Public policy on ground water quality protection: proceedings of a national conference, Aprilat Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University View/ Open VWRRC_proceedings_publicpolicy_pdf (Mb). groundwater pollution threats and protection needs, and providing essential background and standardized approaches to adopt in compliance with their duty to safeguard the quality of water destined for public supply.
Protecting drinking-water resources is a key barrier in preventing health effects from pathogens and toxic chemicals. Effective action builds on cooperation amongst practitioners in many fields - drinking-water supply, health, environment, land-use planning, agriculture and many : Hardcover.
Kenya's draft Policy for the Protection of Groundwater provides most of the requirements for improving groundwater governance, including participation and empowerment of groundwater users, decentralization of management to local level, integration of surface and groundwater management, improving monitoring and data collection, identifying sites for managed aquifer recharge.
Protecting Groundwater for Health Managing the Quality of Drinking-water Sources Edited by Oliver Schmoll, Guy Howard, John Chilton and Ingrid Chorus. Protecting groundwater for health provides a structured approach to analysing hazards to groundwater quality, assessing the risk they may cause for a specific supply, setting priorities in addressing these, and developing management strategies for their control.
For health professionals, it thus is a tool for access to environmental information. This publication provides guidance to water-sector decision makers and planners on how to deal with the quality dimension of groundwater resources management in the World Bank's client countries.
There is growing evidence of increasing pollution threats to groundwater and some well-documented cases of irreversible damage to important aquifers.
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assessment of groundwater. identification of groundwater quality objectives. development of specific groundwater protection mechanisms. State and territory governments can use these guidelines to develop policies and regulatory systems tailored to their specific legislative and resource situations.
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Groundwater quality protection: a guide for water utilities, municipal authorities, and environment agencies (English) Abstract. This publication provides guidance to water-sector decision makers and planners on how to deal with the quality dimension of groundwater resources management in the World Bank's client by: The State Water Board protects water quality by setting statewide policy, coordinating and supporting the Regional Water Boards, and reviewing petitions that contest Regional Water Board actions.
Additionally, the State Water Board is solely responsible for allocating surface water rights, regulating public drinking water systems, and administering financial assistance programs. public wells across the state have elevated nitrate levels and roughly 10% of private wells in vulnerable areas already exceed health limits.
This is due to fertilizers that are carried by rain, irrigation and other surface waters into groundwater. Yes — people have been impacted by this contaminated water from their groundwater sources.
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Lee as a graduate-degree program designed to prepare individuals with a. Get this from a library. Public policy on ground water quality protection: proceedings of a national conference, April, at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. [Waldon R Kerns;]. Public policy on ground water quality protection: proceedings of a national conference, Aprilat Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Author: Waldon R Kerns ; Virginia Water Resources Research Center.
the water quality protection agencies within the same states. The scope is limited to an overview of regulations that address groundwater quality protection standards through policy statements, definitions, technical requirements such as well casing and cementing depths, groundwater classification and groundwater protection Size: KB.
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