The purpose of this report is to carry out a review of groundwater issues from a planning perspective in order to integrate land use planning with ground water protection and sustainable use. This review is based upon an analysis of existing literature on planning in developing countries, the sustainable management of groundwater resources and upon case-study
material supplied by the British Geological Survey.
The project brief for this review is as follows:
To undertake a planning review focused on groundwaterdependent
developing-world cities. The review would use the experience of the two project case-study cities of Bishkek and Narayanganj to illustrate how aquifer protection policies can be meshed into pragmatic planning tools suitable for use in other developing world cities similarly dependent on groundwater for public and private domestic, industrial and commercial water supply.
Weston, J. Planning Review for Groundwater Protection Policies. (2001)