pendular water

pendular water

[′pen·jə·lər ‚wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
Capillary water ringing the contact points of adjacent rock or soil particles in the zone of areation.
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the slug of infiltrating of pendular water occurs at depths greater than 3 meter within the dunes and that infiltration from normal precipitation events will not reach the water table The source of pendular water in the vadose may relate to evaporation at the shallow water table.