E3S Web Conf.
Volume 73, 2018The 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Environmental Management and Spatial Planning|
|Published online||21 December 2018|
Spatial Analysis to Determine Groundwater Recharge Area in Purworejo Regency, Central Java Province/Indonesia
1 Geological Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
2 Master Program of Environmental Science, School of Postgraduate Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
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The impact of land use change will lead to a reduction of the land that is supposed to be for the groundwater recharge area. The area which is previously as a protected area, becoming a cultivated area. Determination of groundwater recharge areas is needed to ensure the availability of groundwater in Purworejo regency. The objective of this study is at determining the suitability of land use for groundwater recharge areas. The method was developed by using spatial analysis tool based on rating and weighting value of some parameters, i.e. rock permeability, rainfall, land use, soil type, slope, and depth of groundwater depth. Results conduct that the groundwater recharge area covers around 42,192 ha. Most of the groundwater recharge areas are located in the protected area, but there are several occupied by cultivated areas.
Key words: Spatial analysis / Recharge area / Groundwater / Purworejo regency
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