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Groundwater and road network interactions - case study from Slovenia

Author(s): Mihael Brenčič | Rada Rikanovič

Journal: Geologija
ISSN 0016-7789

Volume: 45;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 325;
Date: 2002;
Original page

Keywords: groundwater road interactions | pollution from roads | aquifers | regional

The paper analyses the potential impacts of various state roads on aquifers in Slovenia.A short introduction about groundwater protection standards and an overview of current practice of groundwater protection from road network impacts is given. On the state level, the hydrogeological conditions were analysed according to the various categories of roadsthat cross them. According to this analysis, the ratio of the impact potential of the aquifer crossed by a road type is calculated on the state level. The ratio is represented as the quotient between the share of aquifer crossings by a type of roads and the share of aparticular aquifer on the state level.
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