mappingAs part of the Environment Agency’s General Binding Rules one of the clauses is regarding the releasing to ground.

You must apply for a permit if you release or discharge:

  • to a well, borehole or other deep structure
  • more than 2 cubic meters (2,000) litres per day
  • in a ground water source protection zone (SPZ1)

The DEFRA Data services platform provides a map of the source protection zones.

Other mapping tools:
  • Magic Map is another tool that provides geographic information about the natural environment  from various government sources.