Yield of near-surface groundwater resources

Groundwater is the source of more than 80% of the water supply of Switzerland. For this reason, an urgent task of both the population and the administration is to seek a sustainable exploitation and optimal protection of groundwater resources. Groundwater flow patterns are very complex and can almost never be directly observed, unlike the case of surface water systems. Groundwater flow depends on

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Groundwater resources

Tags: Nature and Environment, Water, Groundwater, Hydrology
Spatial extents: Switzerland, Switzerland plus
Time: 2016