Groundwater
Groundwater

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Figure 1 Copyright © Briitish Geological Survey

Figure 2 Dr Peter Sheldon, The Open University

Figures 5 and 8 IWEM (1961) Manual of British Water Engineering Practice, The Institute of Water and Environmental Management

Figure 11, 13 and 14 Cargo, D, N. and Mallory, R.F. (1974) Man and His Geologic Environment, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company

Figure 12 Ware, R.C. (1975) Principles of Hydrology, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company (UK) limited. Copyright © 1967, 1975 McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Figure 15 Geoscience Features Picture Library

Figure 19 Sinclair Stammers/Science Photo Library

Figure 21 CIRIA (1989) Ciria Special Publication 69, Construction Industry Research and Information Association

Figure 22 CEH Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford Oxfordshire

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This resource was created by the Open University and released in OpenLearn as part of the 'C-change in GEES' project exploring the open licensing of climate change and sustainability resources in the Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. The C-change in GEES project was funded by HEFCE as part of the JISC/HE Academy UKOER programme and coordinated by the GEES Subject Centre.

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