artesian aquifer

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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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5 million grant by the World Bank, aims to withdraw fresh water from artesian wells through solar energy.
HEBRON, February 10, 2016 (WAFA) - Israeli forces, accompanied with staff from the so-called Israeli civil administration, Wednesday, broke into Nonqor area in Hebron, where they took photographs and sampled one of the artesian wells there,
Jeddah, Safar 13, 1437, November 25, 2015, SPA -- The Islamic International Relief Organization, an affiliate of Makkah-based Muslim World League (MWL), has spent SR16,387,689 on digging 2598 surface and artesian wells, benefiting 359106 needy persons in remote areas in 13 member countries in Asia and Africa, it was reported here today.
The district health officer in Pampanga, Jose MascuAaAaAeA~an urged Assemblyman Monico Mercado todraft a landmark bill appropriating R100,000 for artesian wells.
16 (BNA): The International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) of Muslim World League (MWL) spent in the past year an amount of SR 16,387,689 to drill 1880 shallow and artesian wells in 13 countries of Asia and Africa to provide clean drinking water and irrigation in many remote villages in underdeveloped countries, benefiting about 400,000 people.
He also said rampant violations against artesian wells are unacceptable as the Kingdom suffers acute water shortages.
The Ministry of Irrigation completed 50 new artesian wells, with a cost of EGP 25m as part of the project to reclaim the 1m acres for cultivation, according to Hossam Moghazy, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation.
Geagea suggested drilling artesian wells in the coastal area, or transferring sea water from the mouths of rivers to pumping stations close to residential communities.
The ERC also completed work on four artesian wells in Arbil in Iraqi Kurdistan, providing clean water to 150,000 people.
The water is obtained from various sources such as wells, springs, artesian wells, and the municipal water supply.
Rehabilitation/ replacement of five artesian water wells using a mechanical rig and of another five artesian wells using a caisson including the supply and erection of pumps, motors and switchboards for each well.