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PROTECTION OF SOIL AND GROUNDWATER

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French Equivalent: Protection des sols et des eaux souterraines

Definition:
Protection of soil and groundwater refers to environmental protection activity involving the construction, maintenance and operation of installations for the decontamination of polluted soils, the cleansing of groundwater and the protection against the infiltration of pollutants.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Groundwater protection

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 20, 2001