Online Groundwater protection technical guidance published 14 March 2017

In essence this online guidance published by the Environment Agency (EA) assists in understanding the risks, implications and legalities of undertaking activities which may give rise to substances entering the groundwater with respect to groundwater quality or quantity.  It gives guidance on:

  • what type of input you can make eg direct, indirect, prevent or limt;
  • how to assess the discernibility of hazardous substances eg significant or trivial;
  • when geological formations can be determined as permanently unsuitable for other purposes.

To read the whole guidance please click here.

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