Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland

Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland – Plate 7.5

The composition of groundwater is naturally influenced by the geological units that it traverses. However, human activity can also affect its quality. This plate illustrates the principal factors pertinent to groundwater pollution and the methods used to combat this problem. Various case studies that occurred in different parts of the country serve to reflect the diversity of potential situations.

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Explanatory text (taken without changes from the Hydrological Atlas)

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