Title: underground, under threat. Groundwater protection: policy and practice. 4 parts: Part 1 – overview, Part 2 – technical framework, Part 3 – tools, Part 4 – Position Statements 
Resource Type: document --> policy documents 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2006 
Availability: GP3: GEHO1006BLMW-E-P, GEHO1006BLMT-E-E GEHO1006BLMU-E-E and GEHO1006BLMV-E-E 
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): Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Water
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Tools and procedures
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: Part 1 – Overview • Our overall position at the Environment Agency on the management and protection of groundwater • An overview that identifies our goals Part 2 – Technical Framework • A basic introduction to groundwater and its place in the water cycle • Key principles and concepts • Description of the threats from human activities Part 3 – Tools • Introduction to the tools available for analysing and assessing the risks to groundwater • A brief overview of the use and application of each tool and where to obtain it Part 4 – Position Statements • Key groundwater legislation and how we interpret it • Position Statements on activities that pose a risk to groundwater and how we plan to deal with them 
Link to Organisation(s): Environment Agency (England and Wales)
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 14/01/2007