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Regional Groundwater Quality Monitoring In The Area Of Katowice Regional Water Management Council (Southern Poland)

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/WP970341

Volume

20

Pages

10

Published

1997

Size

985 kb

Author(s)

A.J. Witkowski & K. Rubin

Abstract

Regional groundwater quality monitoring in the area of the Katowice Regional Water Management Council (KRWMC) was established in 1993. The monitoring network resulted from the execution of PHARE project known as "The Groundwater Quality Monitoring (GQM) of the Upper Vistula River Basin". The monitoring network consists of 55 sites (35 productive wells, 17 springs, 2 water galleries and 1 observation well) all of which are sampled twice a year. A broad range of groundwater quality characteristics has been measured (10 on site and 48 in the laboratory). Seven series of observations have been conducted to date. At many of the monitoring sites located in the northern, heavily-industrialised and urbanised

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