groundwater level


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groundwater level

[′grau̇nd‚wȯd·ər ‚lev·əl]
(hydrology)
The level below which the rocks and subsoil are full of water.
(building construction)

groundwater level

At a particular site, the level below which the subsoil and rock masses of the earth are fully saturated with water.
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2005) Spatial variability of shallow groundwater level, electrical conductivity and nitrate concentration, and risk assessment of nitrate contamination in North China Plain.
2001) was used to interpolate the groundwater levels for several bores on the valley floor at Wallatin Creek for the period between September 1989 and February 2005, using data for 1985-89 and 2005-2009.
In addition, some rapid, coseismic groundwater level changes have been interpreted to alter fracture blockages at significant distances from the seismic focus (Brodsky et al.
Oil shale mining has a serious impact on the environment also due to the pollution of surfacewater and groundwater by contaminated mine drainage waters, lowering groundwater level, and changing soil properties.
The average of annual groundwater level dropping in 1378 to 1390 years is about 0.
The actual report on the groundwater level will be prepared when the period of rain comes to an end," he said.
Preparing the geological maps, slope, land use, high altitudes, groundwater level, decline, isohyet, and isothermal status.
While groundwater level declines are substantial in many areas, hydrographs (graphs of water level change) show several instances where groundwater levels are increasing since the introduction of surface water supplies from the San Juan-Chama Drinking Water Project.
These occur because water salinity rises as groundwater levels fall.
And for a good reason: Almost everywhere in California, groundwater levels have been drawn to record depth and domestic and farm wells are drying up at an unprecedented pace.
By establishing a network of observing wells spread--over the district, the fluctuation in groundwater level is monitored every month.

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