Source Protection Zones (SPZ)

Overview
It is essential to protect Groundwater sources as they not only provides sources of drinking water, but also maintain the flow in rivers.

The Environment Agency Source Protection Zones datasets identifies 2000 groundwater sources such as wells, boreholes and springs used for public water supply.   These zones detail the risk of contamination from any activities that may cause pollution in the area; the closer the activity, the greater the risk.

Common Uses Data Samples Data Information
Identify areas where additional measures may be required

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DatasetEA Source Protection Zones
Dataset NameSource Protection Zones (SPZ)
SupplierEnvironment Agency
Update CycleQuarterly
CoverageEngland & Wales
Source Scale1:50,000
Typical Delivery Time2 mins

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