Chapter 12. Groundwater Quality Monitoring: The Overriding Importance of Hydrogeologic Typology (and Need for 4D Thinking)

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,4,
  2. Ulrich Borchers5,
  3. Clive Thompson6 and
  4. Tristan Simonart7
  1. Didier Pennequin1 and
  2. Stephen Foster2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch12

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

How to Cite

Pennequin, D. and Foster, S. (2008) Groundwater Quality Monitoring: The Overriding Importance of Hydrogeologic Typology (and Need for 4D Thinking), in The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring (eds P. Quevauviller, U. Borchers, C. Thompson and T. Simonart), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

  3. 5

    IWW Water Research Centre, Germany

  4. 6

    Alcontrol Laboratories, South Yorkshire, UK

  5. 7

    Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    BRGM, 3, avenue C. Guillemin, BP 36009, 45060 Orléans Cedex 2, France

  2. 2

    IAH President, c/o P O Box 9, Kenilworth Warwickshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518366

Online ISBN: 9780470716090

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Keywords:

  • groundwater system characteristics;
  • aquifer pollution vulnerability;
  • groundwater quality monitoring;
  • groundwater flow regime geometry;
  • natural groundwater quality controls;
  • subsurface contaminant migration;
  • groundwater quality monitoring network design;
  • groundwater quality data interpretation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Groundwater System Characteristics

  • Designing Groundwater Quality Monitoring Networks

  • Interpreting Groundwater Quality Data

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References