Principles of ground water strategy

William Whipple, Daniel J. van Abs

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Abstract

The states are now preparing or adopting ground water strategies under EPA direction. State and federal initiatives are currently uncoordinated, and do not add up to a coherent program. Meanwhile, ubiquitous point and nonpoint pollution sources are contaminating aquifers. The New Jersey strategy restates or formalizes various policies, principles and procedures which are established or implicit in present practice. Significant aspects are new, such as the approach to nonpoint pollution source control programs for ground water. The most important initiatives involve coordination of water supply and hazardous waste remedial programs for contaminated wellfields. The strategy applies primarily to action by the State under its own and delegated authorities, but also has important federal implications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNatl Water Conf Proc Spec Conf
PublisherPubl by ASCE
Pages316-326
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)0872627144
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes
EventNational Water Conference: Proceedings of the Specialty Conference - Newark, DE, USA
Duration: Jul 17 1989Jul 20 1989

Publication series

NameNatl Water Conf Proc Spec Conf

Conference

ConferenceNational Water Conference: Proceedings of the Specialty Conference
CityNewark, DE, USA
Period7/17/897/20/89

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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