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Title: Scoping study for a groundwater protection code for surface water drainage
Author: B. Fretwell
Author: Entec UK Ltd
Author: M. Carey
Document Type: Monograph
The purpose of this document is to scope the requirements of a groundwater protection code for surface water drainage under the Groundwater Regulations 1998 (GWR98). This document has considered the legislative background governing surface water drainage. Existing guidance has been reviewed to identify design and operational criteria that need to be adopted to ensure protection of surface water and groundwater with the objective of complying with the Groundwater Regulations, 1998. The process by which surface water drainage is regulated has also been reviewed and described both for new proposals and for existing systems.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2003
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: GroundwaterGroundwater pollutionSurface waterDrainage waterCode of conduct
Extent: 72
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