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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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He said his agency has capped some artesian wells in some southwestern areas and found water pressure going up.
QC office in Islamabad has implemented these projects at a cost of QR6mn which included the drilling of 859 artesian wells equipped with a hand pump, 149 artesian wells equipped with an electric pump and two bathrooms, as well as 71 deep artesian wells equipped with an electric pump and two bathrooms.QC also constructed 220 toilets along with sinks and places for ablution under these water projects to improve sanitation conditions and reduce the risk of the spread of diseases and epidemics.
"All of our surface water must be utilized efficiently, which will lessen our dependence on the artesian wells that have been drying up," he added.
"They need food, toilets, artesian wells, power lighting, and more importantly, they need jobs for more than 600,000 refugees", he added.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The local council of al-Edhaim in Diyala province confirmed that the Daash organization destroyed 95% of the artesian wells during their control on the region after June 2014.
One of these projects, funded by a US$ 2.5 million grant by the World Bank, aims to withdraw fresh water from artesian wells through solar energy.
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. MascuAaAaAeA~ana was convinced that the dea rate due to cholera could be decreased by 40 per cent, in one year alone,with the use of artesian wells.
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.