water table

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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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2 and 6) can also be explained by the extent of the perched water table within the watershed and its connectivity to the stream.
Figure 8 shows the extent and connectivity of the perched water table within the AB horizon as indicated by saturated conditions (water content greater than 35%) during peak stream flow for two storms: (A) Jan.
Data show perched water tables did occur fairly frequently, most likely on top of restrictive subsoil clay horizons.
Solute transport in seasonal perched water tables in loess-derived soilscapes.
The project team agreed on a grouting plan in order to further seal the perched water table and to solidify the gravel layer.
As a result, a perched water table often builds up during winter in the yellow brown B-horizon, often reaching the surface during wet periods (Fig.
When the flow lines of natural springs and perched water tables are broken, the water has to redirect itself and will always find the easiest route out - your lawn