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Title: South Lincolnshire limestone aquifer : sealing of wild boreholes : final report
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
A project has recently been completed to seal and control 30 discharging artesian (wild") boreholes in the Lincolnshire Limestone aquifer in the Fenland area to the east of Bourne, Lincolnshire. This project is the first major effort to control such discharges on a regional scale and has resulted in a considerable saving in water resources for the area, between 7.5 Ml/d and 18 M l/d depending upon the extent of aquifer storage. In addition environmental conditions in the area were reviewed before, during and after the works to assess the ecological impacts resulting from the changes in groundwater discharge and distribution. The objective of this report is to provide a record of the work done during this project and to act as a starting reference for any similar works that may be undertaken in the future.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Swindon
Extent: 17; + figures and appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4237
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