A comparative approach of the vulnerability assessment using methods GOD, SI, DRASTIC and SINTACS study case of Mnasra aquifer (NW, Morocco)

Badr Benseddik, El Mansouri Bouabid

Abstract


During the last twenty years the groundwater resources of Mnasra experienced their lowest levels relative to domestic demand and agricultural activity that continue to increase. In addition, the water quality becomes increasingly impaired: seawater intrusion fairly high electrical conductivity and nitrate concentration; hence the need for optimal exploitation resolutely turned towards rational planning. In this study we will attempt to shed the light on the vulnerability in Mnasra aquifer using different methods: DRASTIC, SI, GOD, and SINTACS to identify the most vulnerable areas where issue of good management is needed.


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Groundwater resources; Mnasra aquifer; Vulnerability; DRASTIC; SI; GOD; SINTACS

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