Geografie 1997, 102, 147-154

Classification of quality of groundwater in Europe

Milada Šváchová

Katedra fyzické geografie a geoekologie, Přírodovědecká fakulta UK, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2, Czechia

At present, different European countries use diverse approaches of classification of the groundwater quality. Polluted groundwater does not stop at state border, so we can now see in European countries efforts to create a unified basic classification of groundwater quality and in the same time to prevent further excessive pollution of water courses.