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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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However, with the source of an artesian well not being "visible," confidence in a well's continuing reliability is not high.) Despite this lack of visibility of artesian systems, the Council, on the recommendation of Engineer Ruttan, decided to expand the City's supply from artesian sources still farther northwest of Winnipeg in an area known as Poplar Springs.