infinite aquifer

infinite aquifer

[′in·fə·nət ′ak·wə·fər]
(hydrology)
The portion of a formation that contains water, and for which the exterior boundary is at an effectively infinite distance from the oil reservoir.
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Based on the assumption that groundwater in an aquifer flows through an equipotential surface that are projections of l-dimensional spheres onto two-dimensional space, Barker [4] obtained the following analytical solution for an infinite aquifer with a line source: