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date: 08 February 2023

Sustainable Management of Groundwaterlocked

Sustainable Management of Groundwaterlocked

  • Stephen FosterStephen FosterInternational Association of Hydrogeologists - Past President International Water Association - Chair Groundwater Management Group
  •  and John ChiltonJohn ChiltonInternational Association of Hydrogeologists-Past Executive Manager


This chapter first provides a concise account of the basic principles and concepts underlying scientific groundwater management, and it then both summarises the policy approach to developing an adaptive scheme of management and protection for groundwater resources that is appropriately integrated across relevant sectors and assesses the governance needs, roles and planning requirements to implement the selected policy approach.


  • Environmental Engineering
  • Management and Planning

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