Title: underground, under threat. The state of groundwater in England and Wales 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2006 
Availability: GEHO0906BLDB-E-P 
Author 1/Producer: Environment Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Publisher: Environment Agency 
Publisher City: Rio House Waterside Drive, AztecWest Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4UD 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/subjects/waterres/groun ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Diffuse pollution-->Sources
Groundwater protection-->Planning-->Planning overview
Water and sanitation-->Water supply
Water resources and their management -->River basins
Water resources and their management -->Stresses, quality and ecological status
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Short description: Environment Agency aims to raise the profile of groundwater and give priority to its protection and management. In this first report on the state of groundwater, the Agency outlines the uses of groundwater as a water resource and then go on to look at the risks to this resource from pollution and over exploitation. The report also discusses how the Agency manages groundwater and the challenges that it faces. 
Link to Organisation(s): Environment Agency (England and Wales)
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 14/01/2007