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Title: Rising groundwater levels in the chalk-basal sands aquifer of the Central London Basin. Progress report, March 1995
Author: National Rivers Authority Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This is the fourth annual report on Rising Groundwater Levels under London. As well as indicating the current Chalk aquifer groundwater level and rate of rise, this report pulls together the conclusions of the last five years work by the National Rivers Authority and Thames Water Utilities Ltd. No new aquifer modelling has been carried out, the improvements to the groundwater monitoring network by drilling new observation boreholes are now complete and TWUL have now completed all their own work on drilling and testing sites in Central London to assess the resource potential of rising groundwater, although they are continuing to evaluate resources in the SE London area. As a result, the NRA Thames Region issued a situation statement to the DoE in December 1994. The essentials of this statement are reproduced in Section 4 of this report. The main thrust of work now lies with TWUL and London Underground Ltd who are working on joint projects to abstract groundwater in the vicinity of certain parts of the tube tunnel network.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: AquifersGroundwaterWater abstractionAnnual reportsModellingWater resources
Geographic Keywords: LondonLondon catchment
Extent: 9; + figures
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4065
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