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artesian aquifer

[är′tē·zhən ′ak·wə·fər]
(hydrology)
An aquifer that is bounded above and below by impermeable beds and that contains artesian water. Also known as confined aquifer.
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The majority of the province's artesian wells have dried up because of frequent droughts coupled with excessive consumption by farmers growing qat," he said.
A lot of lives here have been linked to the brewery since Leopold Schmidt started the business in 1896, attracted by the artesian wells that gave Olympia its slogan: "It's the water.
Cox mentioned the cacti that were planted on the sets as props, so I traveled there and found a wonderfully complex mix: a desert growing rapidly year by year, a huge solar energy research center , and sixty-four thousand hectares of plasticulture--fruit and vegetables sustained by water from artesian wells.
The product was renowned for using water from the artesian wells of Tumwater.
Seabees'' engineers have finished important projects in Basilan, including finding artesian wells and building bridges, roads and an airstrip on a hill overlooking the sea.
Water is drawn from deep artesian wells and the water table is continuously dropping.
Most of the exploitation of the aquifer is by natural springs and artesian wells drilled in the confined areas of the aquifer on the lower slopes of the Samarian and Judaean Mountain range below the elevation of 500 m largely within the borders of Israel (Gvirtzman, 1994).
Artesian wells on the property pump water at a rate of 10,000 gallons per minute to serve up 300 acres of the sweet stuff fight amidst tumbleweeds and jackrabbits.
A fenced pasture of approximately 160 acres fronting on Sneed Road, with two six-inch Artesian wells and micro-jet irrigation piping.
The Secretary-General of the International Islamic Relief Organization also said, that the body dug 22 artesian wells and shallow wells, benefiting 1.
The people will also be trained on how to cope with frequent floods and have their artesian wells rehabilitated to run according to the latest energy systems.