05_GROUNDWATER_STE - the effects of various development scenarios D rank existing and potential threats 3 Define management goals ex Maximum safe

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Steps in Comprehensive Groundwater Planning 1. Inventory resource and develop a database 2. Use one of following systems to prioritize areas: A. do an aquifer classification of the entire area B. identify specific sensitive areas C. develop a groundwater model to estimate the effects of various development scenarios D. rank existing and potential threats 3. Define management goals ex. Maximum safe yield for removal ex. areas for safe contaminant discharge 4. Determine how much protection is needed for each area. 5. Develop management strategies. 6. Implement, monitor, feedback to steps 3-5.
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Identify Sensitive Areas / Develop a model
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Rank threats
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Steps in Comprehensive Groundwater Planning 1. Inventory resource and develop a database 2. Use one of following systems to prioritize areas: A. do an aquifer classification of the entire area B. identify specific sensitive areas C. develop a groundwater model to estimate
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Unformatted text preview: the effects of various development scenarios D. rank existing and potential threats 3. Define management goals ex. Maximum safe yield for removal ex. areas for safe contaminant discharge 4. Determine how much protection is needed for each area. 5. Develop management strategies. 6. Implement, monitor, feedback to steps 3-5. Strategies for Groundwater Protection • zoning ordinances and development permits to limit development densities • groundwater withdrawal controls • prohibition of septic systems in sensitive areas • restricted use of lawn fertilizers, pesticides • set aside recharge areas in open space, forests • establish groundwater monitoring program • hazardous waste collection – residential • public education – wellhead protection • road salt storage and use control • farm nutrient management plans...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course NTRES 3240 taught by Professor Schneider,r. during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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05_GROUNDWATER_STE - the effects of various development scenarios D rank existing and potential threats 3 Define management goals ex Maximum safe

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