Kang Sunggoo1·Kim Jiwook2*·Choi Yongjun1·Park Minyoung1··Park Hyunjin2·Lee Jinkwan3
1Soil and Groundwater Division, Ministry of Environment, Sejong 30103, Korea
2Department of Groundwater and Water Cycle Management, K-water, Daejeon 34350, Korea
3Department of Soil and Groundwater, Korea Environment Corporation, Incheon 22689, Korea
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To respond to rapidly changing water circumstances such as climate change, drought, etc., the korean government (MOE) established four advanced strategies for integrated groundwater management. The first strategy is watershed-based management of groundwater. The second strategy is total quantity management of groundwater including improvement of groundwater preservation area policy and procedure of investigation for groundwater influence area, additional construction of groundwater dam, installation of large-scale public wells, extention of spilled groundwater use. The third strategy is prevention of groundwater contamination including expansion of monitoring wells, introducing declaration of groundwater contamination. The last strategy is advancement of groundwater information management including integrated management of data, setting up a big-data based open platform. The above-mentioned four strategies will be reflected in the 4th National Groundwater Management Plan to secure implementation power, and it is expected to laid the foundation for advanced and rational groundwater management system.
Keywords: Groundwater, Management strategy, Water basin, Conservation
2022; 27(2): 36-40
Published on Apr 30, 2022
Department of Groundwater and Water Cycle Management, K-water, Daejeon 34350, Korea