The web sites listed here are information sites you may wish to visit to find out more about your specific need, if you can’t find what you are looking for then please feel free to send your query to the Secretary who will be pleased to help.

U.K. General

Well Drillers Association Guidance for Borehole Drilling Document

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology – Formerly the Institute of Hydrology. Aims to advance the science of hydrology through research leading to a better understanding and quantification of the physical, chemical and biological processes comprising the hydrological cycle at local, regional and global scales.

Well – WELL is a resource centre promoting water and environmental health and well-being in developing and transitional countries. The site contains numerous “Technical Briefs” relating to to water and environmental health.

Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) – WEDC is one of the world’s leading institutions concerned with the planning, provision and management of physical infrastructure for water development in low- and middle-income countries.

UK Groundwater Forum – The UK Groundwater Forum aims to identify national research needs and disseminate knowledge through discussion.

Groundwater and Contaminated Land Issues – . These pages seek to inform and educate on the issue of contaminated groundwater whether you have a general or a professional interest.

The Soil and Groundwater Technology Association – Addreses technical issues associated with the management of landholdings which are potentially contaminated. – Free information portal on the technical issues of remediation of contaminated land and polluted groundwater

British Drilling Association – Information on drilling in the U.K. with special emphasis on Technical and Health & Safety Issues.

British Geological Survey – The mission of the BGS is to contribute to the economic competitiveness of the UK; the effectiveness of public services and policy, including international policy; and the quality of life, by providing the best, most relevant and up-to-date geoscience information and advice for the United Kingdom, both onshore and offshore, and internationally.

Environment Agency of England and Wales – Major governmental web site on the U.K. Environment.

Groundwater Images – These pictures are taken from the UK Groundwater Forum’s recent book “Groundwater – our hidden asset”. The images were created by Chris Wordle and are copyright of the British Geological Survey however permission is freely granted for their use in other publications or presentations provided the wording “UK Groundwater Forum” is preserved on the image.

Regional Water Supply Companies – Public & Private

Anglian Water PLC

Bournemouth and West Hampshire Water

Bristol Water

Essex & Suffolk Water


Isle of Man Water Authority

Mid Kent Water

North of Scotland Water Authority

North Surrey Water Ltd.

North West Water

Northumbrian Water

Scottish Water and Sewerage

Severn Trent Water

South West Water

Southern Water

Sutton and East Surrey Water plc

Tendring Hundred Water Services

Thames Water

Three Valleys Water

Wessex Water plc

West of Scotland Water

Yorkshire Water.


WaterWeb – WaterWeb has been created to promote the sharing of information concerning water and the earth’s environment.The organization seeks to create a global community, bringing together educational, governmental, nonprofit, & commercial entities interested in water research, conservation, and management.

The Water Page – An independent initiative dedicated to the promotion of sustainable water resources management and use. A particular emphasis is placed on the development, utilisation and protection of water in Africa and other developing regions.

Inter Water – Internet Gateway to Water and Sanitation Information

Global International Waters Assessment, GIWA – Concerned with the ecological status of and the causes of environmental problems of shared water areas in the world.

U.S. Water News – U.S. Water News Online keeps its readers abreast of the latest news concerning water and water issues.

Groundwater Remediation Technologies Analysis Center – The Groundwater Remediation Technologies Analysis Center (GWRTAC) compiles, analyzes, and disseminates information on innovative ground-water remediation technologies.

Groundwater Hydrology – Complete engineers manual written by U.S. Army Corps oF Engineers. In PDF format.

Guide to Ground Water Extraction and Injections Systems – Provides guidance for basic design, installation and operation of ground water extraction and ground water injection systems for the cleanup of contaminated ground water. In PDF Format.

International Association of Hydrogeologists – IAH is a scientific and educational organisation which exists to promote the study and knowledge of hydrogeological science and its application.