New article: "Groundwater" in our Compendium
In the future, ensuring the availability of groundwater in an adequate quality and quantity will become increasingly
challenging. Protecting groundwater involves taking appropriate measures to ensure that aquifers are recharged and that groundwater pollution is prevented. This entry describes how spatial planning can ensure that groundwater is protected and that any adverse effects on it are minimised or prevented. It shows that spatial planners have suitable instruments at their disposal to perform this multidisciplinary task in a preventive manner.