artesian spring

artesian spring

[är′tē·zhən ′spriŋ]
(hydrology)
A spring whose water issues under artesian pressure, generally through some fissure or other opening in the confining bed that overlies the aquifer. Also known as fissure spring.
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The yard was interesting enough for any child, with good climbing trees, homemade swings, hidden paths, and an artesian spring that gushed through a pipe to quench summertime thirsts.
VOSS bottled water comes from an artesian spring in a sparsely populated area on the southern tip of Norway.
From glacier, river and artesian spring waters to aquifer and rain water, the Water Bar offers premium waters from different parts of the world.
Former Sunderland University student John Henderson is set to invest a six-figure sum to transform a building on his farm near Ancrum, in the Scottish Borders, into a bespoke micro-brewery where he will create real ale using the farm's own malting barley and artesian spring water.
It's all gravity fed from up the hill: creek in winter, artesian spring for summer.
First and foremost is a commitment to maintain a 220-acre nature preserve in the center of Isla Palenque, which protects the island's natural artesian spring that provides fresh water to the howler monkeys, parrots, jungle cats and other tropical species that call the island home, said Benjamin Loomis, president of Amble Resorts, the developer of Isla Palenque.
An artesian spring from an underground source supplies water at a rate of more than 3,000 gallons per minute, and this rate of water flow creates a large amount of natural erosion as rock and soil are loosened and fall to the bottom.
The typical artesian spring in South Australia is a low mound with water flowing from the top and forming a wetland around the base (Fig.
I'm sure after watching parched Katrina victims on TV, more than a few Angelenos bought extra bottles of artesian spring water to keep on hand.
The choreographed underwater fairy tales are performed in the world's only 400-seat underwater artesian spring theater.
The product, made from oats, rapeseed oil and artesian spring water, is available in organic classic and organic fibre.
To begin to make use of this new capacity, Sprecher is introducing two new beverages: Cream City Cream Soda, and Sprecher Springhouse Water, a line of artesian spring waters.