Występowanie i wykorzystanie wód leczniczych w uzdrowisku Goczałkowice-Zdrój

Paulina Dembska-Sięka


Therapeutic waters in Goczałkowice-Zdrój spa – its occurrence and usage.
A b s t r a c t. It is commonly known that in the Upper Silesia the coal deposits exist. However, in that region also other mineral deposits such as therapeutic water are exploited. Such situation while two different deposits are exploited might lead to some problems. The Goczałkowice-Zdrój spa is the one amongst two spas in the Upper Silesia. There are three boreholes which exploits therapeutic water in Goczałkowice-Zdrój. The brine, which is exploited there, contains high concentration of iodine and ferrous ions. However the mineralization
of water has decreased since the boreholes were drilled. The hydrogeological system of mineral water is very vulnerable for any changes. That is the reason why it should be well protected, especially while exploited water is used for therapeutic aims.

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