Groundwater and its susceptibility to degradation: a global assessment of the problem and options for management

United Nations Environment Programme ; British Geological Survey (BGS) ; Belgian Development Cooperation (DGDC) ; Department for International Development (DFID) (2003)

This publication provides an overview of groundwater occurrence and of the main issues affecting its quantity and quality. The publication shows how the resource is used in our cities, in industry and mining, in agriculture and rural water supply

how it sustains many of our wetlands

how the groundwater has become an integral part of billions of people’s lives.

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