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Title: Impact of groundwater abstractions on river flows
Author: A.W. Herbert
Author: J.P. Hatherall
Author: M.M. Fermor
Document Type: Monograph
This Report has been prepared by Environmental Simulations Limited (ESL) on behalf of the Environment Agency (the Agency) under a contract to review current practice for the evaluation of groundwater abstractions on river and stream flows when assessing groundwater abstraction licence applications. The primary objectives of the project were to: Present a reasoned, robust and technically supportable rationale for the evaluation of the effects of groundwater abstraction on river/groundwater interaction; and present a User Manual7 for use by Agency staff in the determination of abstraction licence applications and reviews. The scope of work for the study is summarised by the following tasks performed during the project: literature review; consultation with Agency; pilot trials; development of Methodology; seminar and Review and Reporting. This report also contains presentations performed during "the Impact of Groundwater Abstractions on River Flows" workshop held on the 29 April 1999. The introductory presentation was made by Steve Fletcher and Stuart Kirk from the EA Groundwater and Contaminated Land Centre
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Shrewsbury
Subject Keywords: Water abstractionGroundwaterImpact assessmentMethodologyRiver levelFlow rate
Extent: 33; + figures and appendices
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