Articles | Volume 22, issue 10
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5211–5225, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5211-2018
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5211–5225, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5211-2018

Research article 11 Oct 2018

Research article | 11 Oct 2018

Numerical modeling of flow and transport in the Bari industrial area by means of rough walled parallel plate and random walk models

Claudia Cherubini et al.

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The present study investigates the hotspots of groundwater contamination in the industrial area of Modugno (Bari – southern Italy) where the limestone aquifer has a fractured and karstic nature. The characterization of the dynamics of fluid flow and solute transport in fractured aquifers is of broad concern worldwide, especially when considered in relation to water resource exploitation, because fractured aquifers serve as the primary source of drinking water for many areas of the world.