Problems of Groundwater Exploration in Gyandja City, Azerbaijan
The focus of this research is fresh groundwater associated with drift cones that commonly underlie urban agglomerates. The aim of this investigation was to quantify the anthropogenic impacts of urbanisation on the groundwater and define optimal conditions for its exploitation. The study was carried out on the Gyandjachai River drift cone which is completely occupied by Gyandja city (the second largest city in Azerbaijan with regards to its population and commercial potential). The aquifer structure and water quality were characterised. The hydraulic link between aquifer horizons was determined and the migration of contaminants to individual aquifer horizons and wells was evaluated. Analysis of the results provided a basis for optimal aquifer development.
KeywordsTitanium Manganese Sedimentation Vanadium Nitrite
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