Characterization of groundwater dynamics to identify the risks of flooding of the sewerage network of the urban communities of Lens-Liévin (northern France)

The interactions between groundwater and the sewerage networks of the Lens-Liévin urban communities, located in the north of France, locally lead to non-compliance in the operation of the network and the wastewater treatment plants, questioning the city’s economic development policy. Indeed, the infiltration of groundwater inflow in the sewerage network could be the cause. Based on the piezometric measurements carried out in 2022, the surface elevation of the groundwater table is carried out using a kriging approach.

Managed Aquifer Recharge within the Greater Kruger National Park and Implementation of Recharge Scheme

West of the world-renowned conservation site, Kruger National Park, lies the larger extent of the Greater Kruger National Park within the Limpopo province. Boreholes have been drilled for decades to provide water to game lodges, large resorts, and watering holes for game viewing and livestock. The area contains both primary and secondary aquifers classified as having yields between 0.5 and 5.0 l/s, based on the geological setting, which consists of gneiss intruded by dolerite dyke swarms.

Characterisation of the Lower Berg River Aquifer System, Western Cape, South Africa

The Lower Berg River Aquifer System, situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa, is important to the towns that overlay it, as they rely on the aquifer for water supply, which supplements industrial development and residential growth. This aquifer system is important because surface water resources in the area are finite and fully allocated. Despite studies on the Lower Berg River Aquifer System since 1976, knowledge of the geological layers, recharge and discharge areas, and groundwater flow paths remain limited.

Groundwater/Wetland Interactions In A Coastal Aquifer In The Eastern Cape Province Of South Africa.

This study, near Thyspunt between St. Francis and Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, focused on identification and quantification of surface water–groundwater links between the mobile Oyster Bay dune field and the coast. The specific objective was to establish the extent to which important wetlands such as the Langefonteinvlei and the numerous coastal seeps along the coast are directly or indirectly dependent on groundwater as their main water source.

Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography To Describe The Aquifer Architecture Linked To Groundwater And Surface Water Interaction

POSTER One of the critical elements of water resource management is the dynamic exchange between groundwater and surface water. Quantifying this exchange strongly relies on an adequate characterisation of the lithological architecture of the involved aquifer system. In the past, this characterisation often relied on lithological data obtained through invasive methods.

Hydrogeology Of Cedarville Flat Primary Aquifer

POSTER The study focuses on the primary aquifer in the Cedarville flats. Groundwater extracted from the aquifer is the primary source for domestic and agricultural purposes for farmers and the community in the Cedarville area. The aim of the study is to develop a conceptual hydrogeological model of the primary aquifer in Cedarville flats which may be used as an input to a groundwater flow model that will predict the behaviour of the aquifer. The main objectives of the research are:

Characterisation And Development Of A Carbonate Rock Aquifer For Large Scale Irrigation In Zambia (A Case Study)

Limestones  and  dolomites  form  an  important  aquifer  system  in  Zambia.  The  municipal  water supplies for Lusaka and several population centres on the Copperbelt all depend on the carbonates for a substantial proportion of their water supply. Currently 155,912 ha of land are irrigated in Zambia, which is about 30 percent of the economical irrigation potential. Development of large scale irrigation schemes from carbonate rock aquifers proves to be a viable groundwater resource in Zambia.

Ecosystems In Fractured Aquifer Groundwater Can Treat Contamination

Groundwater is not often regarded as ecosystems and especially fractured aquifer systems are seen as organism free. Conventional tests show very little to no presence of micro-organisms in groundwater. However, these micro-organisms are ubiquitous and can be detected by using sophisticated methods.

Setting Water Quality Compliance Limits For Contaminated Groundwater In Fractured Rock Aquifers

Industrial  facilities  and  mining  activities  represent  a  potential  contamination  hazard  to  down gradient surface water and groundwater environments. The assessment of the risks posed by such contaminant sources should facilitate regulators to determine set compliance limits. These limits should, however, take in consideration the heterogeneous nature of fractured rock aquifers.

Hydraulic Tests Of Strong Artesian Boreholes: Well-Head Construction And Test Design

Artesian boreholes are a common feature worldwide in confined aquifers. However, the hydraulic testing of these boreholes and estimation of aquifer properties from such tests still pose a challenge for hydrogeologists. Common hydraulic tests, such as step-drawdown or constant discharge rate tests  require  a  static water  level  at the  start  of  the  test,  and  the measurement of  drawdown (increasing over time) and abstraction rate (fixed for a period of time).