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water table

The level at which rock or any underground stratum is saturated with water. This overlies an impervious stratum.
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The amount of groundwater table varied in five locations, as water regulation in oil palm plantations was still dependent on natural conditions.
In the later year, there was a steady decline in the groundwater table found over the Bansabati catchment area.
Based on the result, it obviously shows that groundwater table following the morphology of the study area.
A relatively high water discharge rate from oil shale mines in Estonia is caused by high groundwater table.
While the area in the immediate vicinity of the aflaj system may be protected, the groundwater table all over the country is under stress and insofar as these systems are connected the long-term repercussions for the aflaj could be dire.
They're confident partly because results from some monitoring wells installed in the last decade by large water users such as golf courses indicate that the groundwater table is in good shape.
Twenty-nine of the 52 deltas were connected either to the ancient Mars ocean or to the groundwater table of the ocean and to several large, adjacent lakes, Di Achille said.
The more concrete we lay increases wasted rain runoff, which could have soaked into our depleted groundwater table.
BF0] is maximum groundwater table depth by base flow
Borings were equipped with piezometers, and an automatic rain gauge (with hourly measurements) was installed to monitor the groundwater table in relation to rainfalls and mine water pumping.
For a farmer, the water received in the field would ideally be used as transpiration to support crop growth, since other uses such as evaporation from bare soils and ponded water, transpiration by weeds, percolation to the groundwater table, and runoff to surface drains do not contribute to food and fodder production.
Although the major advantage to this practice is highway safety, rather than re-infiltration of the water into the groundwater, it still allows for more water to return to the groundwater table than would be the case with an impervious surface, where it merely evaporates back into the atmosphere.

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