Research and analysis

Sewage risks to urban groundwater

Reports the development and testing of a groundwater risk model for assessment of microbial pollution in urban settings.


Sewage risks to urban groundwater

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The goal of this project was to analyse the risk to groundwater from microbiological contaminants in sewage leaking from sewers. A probabilistic risk model was developed as a sub-tool of the existing Borehole Optimisation System (BOS).

Published 1 February 2008