As 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.