cone of depression


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cone of depression

[′kōn əv di′presh·ən]
(hydrology)
The depression in the water table around a well defining the area of influence of the well. Also known as cone of influence.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cone of depression

A conically shaped depression in the soil around a point where an underground pump is located.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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