Research and analysis

London basin chalk aquifer annual status report

The Environment Agency reports each year on groundwater levels in the chalk aquifer beneath London.


Management of the London Basin Chalk Aquifer Status Report 2018

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This report describes current levels of groundwater and abstraction within the London basin chalk aquifer, and why changes may have occurred. It also describes the current abstraction licensing policy and groundwater management issues.

Published 1 June 2013
Last updated 22 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. 2018 report added.

  2. 2017 report added

  3. 2016 report added.

  4. 2015 report uploaded

  5. New 2014 report added.

  6. First published.