I want to be able to plot aquifers and borehole wells in the UK. I need to find out how far each aquifer and borehole well is from surrounding buildings and infrastructure.

Is the only way to do this using a base map?

Is there a way of downloading all UK infrastructure into QGIS version 3.10.0?

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    Infrastructure data tends to be closely held, to prevent nefarious use. But Open Data is a more likely spot to find what is available. – Vince Jan 10 '20 at 13:32
  • Have you contacted the British geological Survey yet? Some Borehole data is here they would also likely have aquifer data too. – Hornbydd Jan 13 '20 at 9:12
  • I have downloaded Dat from BGS on both borehole data, Aquifer and water wells. however, unlike their geoindex interactive map. which separates all three data bases. The downloaded data encompasses them all in one and I can not find any way of differentiating between e.g a water well and a borehole – Louis Tate Jan 13 '20 at 10:08
  • Does anyone know how to use a Geopackage or Vector Tile (MB) in QGIS as I have downloaded the 'OS Open Zoomstack' data set to use for the infrastructure but cannot make the layer apear in QGIS – Louis Tate Jan 13 '20 at 10:10
  • That's a question for gis se. – Hornbydd Jan 13 '20 at 12:47

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