TITLE

Guidelines for groundwater health

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Ecos;Oct/Nov2007, Issue 139, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of guidelines for the assessment of the health of groundwater ecosystems by Grant Hose, a scientist at the University of Technology Sydney in New South Wales. The water quality guidelines prevent chemical and fuel spills and seepage from contaminating aquifers and kill microbes and invertebrates. Such initiative is due to the fact that groundwaters play a vital role in breaking down organic pollutants and in making the water safe to drink, which is said to differ such from the surface waters.
ACCESSION #
27478017

 

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