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Title: Assessment of pesticides in groundwater : Thames region
Author: Joe Goimne
Document Type: Monograph
This document reports on the collation and assessment of existing data in order to facilitate cost-effective strategies for monitoring and controlling pesticide- contamination of groundwater; and to decide on the appropriateness of public water supplies and other currently sampled sources for inclusion in Thames Regions groundwater quality monitoring network. Hydrogeological, land use and pesticide analytical data were collated for these purposes. A groundwater quality monitoring database was drawn up to store and access this information; it contains data for 625 sources and is linked to the existing Boreholes, Wells and Springs (BWS) database. Provisional catchment areas have been drawn up for 122 sources using geological maps and simple modelling. These and other more rigorously defined modelled zones have been used to produce land use significance scores for a total of 442 sources, including both public supply and network sources.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Groundwater pollutionPesticidesPollution controlCost benefit analysis
Geographic Keywords: Thames
Extent: 44; + appendices
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