artesian aquifer


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Related to artesian aquifer: artesian well, Confined aquifer, Perched aquifer

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.
Drawn from an artesian aquifer deep below the Earth's surface on the Fijian island of Viti Levu, FIJI Water contains naturally-occurring electrolytes for optimal hydration including silica, which gives FIJI Water its distinctive soft, smooth taste.
For thousands of years, the alkaline artesian aquifer in Abita Springs has existed thousands of feet under the earth's surface, protecting it from the environmental hazards that so often affect our drinking water sources.
Drawn from an artesian aquifer deep below the Earth's surface on the Fijian island of Viti Levu, FIJI Water contains naturally-occurring minerals including electrolytes that are critical for hydration and muscle health.
We use a sealed delivery system to protect FIJI Water's purity from the moment the water is drawn from its artesian aquifer deep below the earth's surface until you unscrew the cap.