Groundwater: Mining

Authored by: Hugo A. Loaiciga

Encyclopedia of Environmental Management

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  December  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439829271
eBook ISBN: 9781351235860
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EEM-120010157

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Abstract

This entry is devoted to an analysis of the effects of groundwater mining on renewable groundwater. The latter constitutes most of the groundwater used by humans. Principles of sustainable groundwater mining are presented and illustrated with data from one of the most productive aquifers in the world.

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