Provides coverage of nitrates in groundwater, ranging from prevention to problem assessment and remediation. The text presents a survey of the field, and each chapter includes a summary and selected references. Some of the questions answered are: what are the sources of nitrates in groundwater?; how can we assess aquifer vulnerability to nitrate pollution?; what can be done to prevent the occurance of groundwater nitrate pollution?; and what treatment measures are available to reduce nitrate pollution of groundwater?