Groundwater quality and pollution problems in the Izmir region of Turkey

Turkman A., AKKAYA ASLAN Ş. T., Yilmaz Z.

Conference of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Current Problems of Hydrogeology in Urban Areas, Unban Agglomerates and Industrial Centres, Baku, Azerbaijan, 29 May - 01 June 2001, vol.8, pp.479-489 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 8
  • City: Baku
  • Country: Azerbaijan
  • Page Numbers: pp.479-489
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


Groundwater resources meet 65 % of the water demand in Izmir, Turkey. Water and Sewerage Administration controls the water quality in the distribution system. In addition to the municipal water supply system, there are many private wells that belong to individual apartment blocks, industries and houses.