Wellfield Protection Program in Broward County, Floridaby Robert C. Shair, Office of Environmental Services, Pompano Beach, United States,
Abstract: The Potable Water Wellfield Protection Program was initiated early in 1981. It examined land uses in the County, made an inventory of potential ground water pollution sources, compiled a list of potential pollutants, delineated protection zones around wells based on computer modeling of travel times, and developed a protection strategy based on enforcement power legislation for existing wellfields and land use controls to supplement the legislation for future sites. The program description is given.
Subject Headings: Water supply | Groundwater pollution | Soil pollution | Legislation | Water policy | Land use | Wells (water) | North America | Florida | United States
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