table, water

table, water

the level at which all fissures and pores are filled with water and which roughly follows the ground surface. Where the water table comes above ground, standing water, such as a lake, appears.
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Today, due to the city's rising water table, water has to be continuously pumped out of the tunnels and at the lowest point, some 50 metres below ground level, the echo of continuously gushing water can be heard.
Based on the depth and size of the pipe, depth of the local water table, water load and other factors, the owner's engineer determines how thick the Centri-pipe concrete inside the pipe should be.