aquifer


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to aquifer: Confined aquifer

aquifer

a reservoir of ground water found in underground rock, sand and gravel layers.
References in periodicals archive ?
The data collected from this large-scale measurement will help water managers understand the status of the aquifer as the state enters the April-September irrigation season.
We need to understand this fact that for mining operations our main target is to depressurize Coal seam roof and floor aquifer not to dewater them completely,' he said.
We need to understand this fact that for mining operations our main target is to depressurize Coal seam roof and floor aquifer not to dewater them completely,' he said and explained that Thar Coal region has mainly three underground aquifers available at 55, 120 and 180 meters, respectively.
com)-- New data shows that a majority of the world's largest underground aquifers the predominant sources of our drinking water are being depleted faster than they can be refilled.
Generally speaking, supporters of aquifer storage and recovery say the approach has many advantages over traditional methods of water storage such as surface reservoirs.
The EAC is a supporting organization that funds and establishes programs supporting the mission and work of the Edwards Aquifer Authority.
Overall the aquifer is better quality than it has been at the Idaho National Lab," Bartholomay said.
It desalinates water, pumps and treats Carrizo Aquifer water, and stores Edwards Aquifer water in the Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) site on the property.
While the fresh salinity free water aquifer in the southern side of the area are recharged from the Surghar Range which is in vicinity of Nala Johar and here the hydraulic head direction is South to North.
Sub Recent Aquifer above the Coal Zone The thickness of Sub-recent deposit varies from 36 m to 181 m.
There is only one international agreement in the region that deals specifically with groundwater: the Agreement on the Guarani Aquifer (1), which was signed in 2010 by Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay, but has not entered into force.
In a little more than 40 years, about 80 percent of the aquifer has been mined with almost no replenishment.