The NSS Bulletin - ISSN 1090-6924
Volume 46 Number 2: 17-20 - October 1984

A publication of the National Speleological Society

Groundwater Tracing in Water Pollution Studies
Tom Aley


Groundwater tracing has been a valuable tool for water pollution investigations in soluble rock terrains. Tracing can directly demonstrate that water (and a pollutant) moves from point to point. Tracing data are understandable to the public and regulatory agencies. Groundwater tracing provides an indicator of underground travel rates and distances. Tracer tests must be properly planned and executed to insure proper results.

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