This event is free for LACL, BRMF, CIRIA network, Core and Associate members.
This event costs £100 + VAT for non members.
2 July 2014, 14:00 - 16:50 (Registration from 13:00)
Groundwater can be a resource, a pathway, a source of diffuse pollution or indeed all three. Monitoring of groundwater is often carried out as part of land remediation projects under legal requirements and environmental legislation.
Groundwater monitoring is an important component to ensure the remediation targets are achieved in contaminated land projects. Monitoring becomes more complex when radioactive substances are involved, e.g. in the Fukushima nuclear plant case, and if monitoring is not designed properly, causing delays and extra cost.
A number of groundwater monitoring techniques have been developed and applied in the UK and other countries. Following recent changes in the statutory guidance in the UK and considering financial constraints, there is a need for practitioners to understand the challenges and search for more cost effective approaches.
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