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Title: Hydrodat : groundwater monitoring database system. Guidelines
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: File No. 681/7/11
Abstract:
The HYDRODAT database has been used since 1992 to record the groundwater levels for the observation sites of the Central Area, Anglian Region monitoring network. Since then various other components of HYDRODAT have been updated and utilised, however this was mostly done on an ad hoc basis. This prompted the recognition for the need of a thorough database update, in order so that members of the Water Resources Department could fully benefit from the HYDRODAT package. A complete update commenced in July 1996 which continued on through to March 1997. About 1200 observation sites, both used and disused , were updated. The database now provides reliable, standardised information on; location, aquifer type, licensing details, monitoring status, report references, borehole/well construction, geology, source testing, water levels and water level statistics for each of the observation network sites. The previously updated water level database has been thoroughly checked and it is hoped that most of the erroneous records have been removed. This manual is aimed at providing the user with the necessary information needed to use HYDRODAT to its full potential. It is anticipated that HYDRODAT will be used for various functions within the Water Resources Department, and perhaps other departments, by both the employees of the Environment Agency and their respective customers.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Groundwater monitoringDatabasesGuidelinesInformation management
Extent: 27; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:930
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