Geo-environmental Standards Update

In case you were not aware the most recent Land Forum Meeting included an update on Geoenvironmental Standands for Soil and Site Assessment which can be downloaded as a supporting document to the Land Forum Meeting Notes which have just be published on CL:AIRE’s website at  You will need to scroll to the bottom of the page for the documents posted under the date of  27th March 2017.

Also, annoucements for draft standards which are avilable for view and comment, prior to final publication, are  made often, on JISCMail .  Currently BS ISO DIS 15175 Soil quality — Characterization of contaminated soil related to groundwater protection is being consulted on and feedback needs to be with the BSI by 12 June 2017.  The guidance provided in this document is applicable to the evaluation of the impact of contaminants on groundwater in relation to:

  • drinking water quality;
  • irrigation water quality;
  • watering use;
  • industrial use;
  • natural base flow.

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