Groundwater Contamination Originating from Continuous Oil Leakage from an Underground Source

  • A. Pistiner
  • M. Shapiro
Conference paper


Transport of pollutants is an important engineering and environmental problem. Groundwater contamination may result from contaminant leakages from various sources, including storage tanks, pipelines, etc. This study is devoted to investigation of the contamination pattern which may result from such leakages.


Porous Medium Capillary Pressure Saturation Distribution Contamination Pattern Dispersion Zone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Pistiner
    • 1
  • M. Shapiro
    • 2
  1. 1.Ministry of Environment, Water Quality DivisionHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringTechnion-Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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