Assessing the impact of modern recharge on a sandstone aquifer beneath a suburb of Doncaster, UK

  • Morris B
  • Darling W
  • Cronin A
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A major water quality issue in urban areas underlain by a productive aquifer is the impact of modern recharge. Using a variety of sample sources including multi-level boreholes, detectable concentrations of CFCs and SF6 have been found throughout the upper 50 m of the saturated aquifer beneath a suburb of Doncaster, UK, indicating that modern (

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  • CFC sand SF6
  • Groundwater age
  • Microbial indicators
  • Permo-Triassic sandstone
  • Urban groundwater

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  • Brian L. Morris

  • W. George Darling

  • Aidan A. Cronin

  • Joerg Rueedi

  • Emily J. Whitehead

  • Daren C. Gooddy

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