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aquifer

a reservoir of ground water found in underground rock, sand and gravel layers.
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Water can be regenerated, aquifiers replenished, if we develop policies that are restorative.
The construction of the complex pipeline system connecting the city of Abu Dhabi with an aquifier will start in autumn this year.
Perhaps worse, the wall will block a vitally important underground aquifier that is a major supplier of water to the Gaza strip.
Sourced in northern Brazil from a rose quartz aquifier deep below the surface, Naples, Fla.
In agriculture, the failures of state provision and the corrupt state-controlled allocation of irrigation water have led to an explosion of private provision through tube wells that exploit the giant aquifier below the Indo-Gangetic northern plain.
His licence allows him to pump water from an aquifier - a deposit of rock which contains water - below his Godalming estate between April and October, to irrigate his gardens, designed by Gertrude Jekyll.
Filtered for many years through a vast aquifier deep within the mountains, it emerges at the Source Cachet, in the town of Evian-Les-Bains, on the banks of Lake Geneva.