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aquifer

a reservoir of ground water found in underground rock, sand and gravel layers.
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The sampling points in the coal-mining district were selected where groundwater leakage has been detected from the shallow pore aquifer, the deep fissure aquifer, and deep karst groundwater aquifer.
The groundwater aquifers in the area are the weathered basement and the Alluvial deposits of the wadis.
This research is constant on syllogistic comparison between morphological levels of miniature model of groundwater aquifer is accordance with the natural remaking of a groundwater aquifer and comparison it with the seams and gaps in the Yazd field.
These may be present within the aquifer (groundwater zone) in any or all of three different phases: (1) as a separate physical layer of (usually) petroleum hydrocarbons within the aquifer (often referred to as a "nonaqueous phase liquid" or NAPL), (2) as chemicals sorbed into the groundwater aquifer materials, and (3) as dissolved contaminants, usually migrating through and beyond the property.
The obvious benefits of collecting rainwater include reducing utility bills or the strain on a camp's already limited well water system, while at the same time helping the environment by reducing dependence on the groundwater aquifer.
Commissioners seemed most troubled by the mine's potential to increase flooding in the area of river bottom farmland, deplete a groundwater aquifer used for irrigation and produce crop-damaging amounts of dust.
Specifically at issue were groundwater aquifer tests associated with the proposed Seven-Up Pete Gold Mine on the Blackfoot River.
Commercial fertilizers applied to the fields were leached below the root zone and into the groundwater aquifer by rainfall and over-application of irrigation water.
And we have damaged groundwater aquifer due to excessive pumpage for the cultivation of apple which was not Balochistan's crop, except in the Ziarat region,' he laments.
Agriculture, using about 75 per cent of the island's surface, seriously threatened the groundwater aquifer, which is extremely susceptible to contamination from wastewater and agricultural chemicals and to saltwater intrusion caused by overexploitation.