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Groundwater Quality

Edited By: H Nash and GJH McCall

224 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #40153 | ISBN: 0412586207
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About this book

As human populations escalate and urbanization increases at alarming rates, the need for clean water is creating greater pressures than ever before. This book presents a series of papers illustrating the varied nature of current research into this vital issue.

...essential reading for all who have anything to do with groundwater quality... - Geoscience and Development


Contents

Groundwater for development - an overview of quality constraints. Groundwater chemistry and development. The hydrogeochemistry of alluvial aquifers in central Bangladesh. Characterization of groundwaters in semi-arid and arid zones using minor elements. Groundwater quality in rural Uganda: hydrochemical considerations for the development of aquifers within the basement complex of Africa. Controls on the occurrence of fluoride in groundwater in the Rift Valley of Ethiopia. Low-cost groundwater quality investigation methods - an example from the Bolivian Altiplano. Groundwater and salinity. Mixing phenomena due to a sea-water intrusion in the limestone Zarakas mountain range. Hydrogeologic implications of a cyclonic rainfall event in Central Oman. The use of geophysical logging in understanding salinity distribution in alluvial aquifers - a case history from Oman. Salinity and shallow wells - a view from the field. Impact of human activity on groundwater quality in rural areas. The impact of tropical agriculture on groundwater quality. Groundwater quality in the Nile aquifer system and desert fringes in Egypt. Groundwater quality in the Nore River Basin in the southeast of Ireland. Microbiological quality of groundwater supplies in rural Zambia. Nitrate contamination of groundwater in the Kutama and Sinthumule districts of Venda, South Africa. A rural supplies organizer for weathered crystalline basement aquifers. Groundwater quality in urban environments Groundwater quality and water supply in Lima, Peru. Natural groundwater quality and groundwater contamination in the Bandung Basin, Indonesia. Groundwater quality under Copenhagen. Chlorinated solvent pollution of an industrialized urban area - summary of findings and implications for groundwater protection and clean-up. Preventing groundwater pollution from landfilled waste - is engineered containment an acceptable solution?.

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