This report presents the results of a joint investigation by the British Geological Survey (BGS) and
the Environment Agency (the Agency) into the impact cemeteries on groundwater quality at the
Danescourt cemetery, Wolverhampton. It has been carried out within the terms of the memorandum of understanding between the Environment Agency and the Natural Environment Research Council (British Geological Survey) which aligns research activities. The report is a contribution to the Environment and Health Project of the British Geological Survey which is looking into the main pathways of human exposure to anthropogenic contamination.