Development of a Protection Strategy of Karst Limestone Aquifers: The Merida Yucatan, Mexico Case Study

@article{Escolero2002DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a Protection Strategy of Karst Limestone Aquifers: The Merida Yucatan, Mexico Case Study},
  author={O. Escolero and L. Mar{\'i}n and B. Steinich and A. Pacheco and S. Cabrera and J. Alcocer},
  journal={Water Resources Management},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={351-367}
}
In many regions karstic aquifers constitute the only available source of drinking water. Due to the high risk of contamination in these aquifers, a comprehensive groundwater protection and control system must be designed and established. It has recentlybeen proposed that Hydrogeologic Reserve Zones (HRZ) can be established as a tool for the groundwater management in these aquifers. The following approach is proposed in order to establish the HRZ in karstic aquifers: including several… Expand
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