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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The artesian aquifer naturally filters and purifies the AQUACAI water, giving it a consistent balance of minerals and its refreshingly smooth taste.
Known around the world for its award-winning taste, impressive health attributes and its iconic green bottle, Waiwera has drawn its water from an artesian aquifer in one of the purest places on earth, New Zealand's Waiwera Valley, since 1875.
As for the speed decline, it resulted from artesian aquifers which caused the drying up of many local sources as well as private irrigation projects, not to mention the lower percentage of annual rainfall.
The Edwards Aquifer is one of the largest and most prolific artesian aquifers in the world, supplying water to agricultural industries and urban centers along the Interstate Highway 35 corridor in Texas, including San Antonio and the rapidly growing cities of New Braunfels and San Marcos.
These artesian aquifers depend on the rainwater and ground water, Al-Kads said, indicating that there is still one main aquifer located close to one Miqshama, called Al-Amri, which is greener in comparison with other Maqashim in the Old City.