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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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These losses have negative impacts in terms raising watertable inversely as indicated by [10]..
However, corrective actions have been taken and the new facility does not have any threat from rain or flood as the watertable of the new airport has been lowered and even if it rises in the future the foundation will resist any such situation, Al Futaisi said while touring the project site.
The system was designed to maintain the watertable at an average depth of 122cm (4ft) below the ground surface.
At hour 0.66, the depth of wetting front calculated with Equation 8 was 77 cm, or 23 cm above the watertable. Using value stated by Wasburn [15] that the rise of capillary head of a medium sand is about 20 cm to 25 cm above the phreatic line confirms that at hour 0.66 the wetting front reached the capillary zone is very reasonable.
The fluctuation of the watertable within the sliding area was monitored using standpipe piezometers installed insitu.
Three replications of four watertable treatments were imposed the first week of July 2000 and measurements of leaf C[O.sub.2] exchange rates (CER) began that week.
When grown in the right spots and on the right scale, mallees keep the watertable in check, making the difference between a salty future and the survival of our precious wetlands, creeks and wildlife.
The changes in average and total gross margins, impact on salinity, changes in watertable level at the Subdivision level, due to proposed cropping patterns are presented in the following section.
However, these hotspots of biodiversity are rapidly being lost as groundwater pumping lowers the watertable, reduces springflow, and significantly decreases the number of intact cienegas.
Monitoring of watertable depth needs to be carried out on Doab basis.
The only other known hurdle to overcome in planning the project was the relatively high watertable along the path of the line.