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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"And the water would come shooting out of the ground under its own pressure, like an artesian spring," he said.
The company teaches their consumers about the importance of seeking an artesian spring water because it is naturally rich in minerals being that it is sourced from the ground of the Earth.
Tours are available to view the distilling process and the 1800's artesian spring well in the cellar.
Artesian Spring Fling Head to Sulphur April 7 for the Spring Fling sponsored by the Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa, 01 W.
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.
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.
It bubbles up from 3 feet underground, like an artesian spring, and flows through pebbles that line the floor to resemble a river bottom.
Typical artesian spring lycosids as defined for this study are species which are facultatively dependent on the occurrence of open spring or bore water and will only be found in the confined space where it is available.