subartesian well

subartesian well

[¦səb·är′tē·zhən ′wel]
(hydrology)
A well that requires artificial pumping to raise water to the surface because confining pressure forces the water only part of the distance up the well shaft.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Attention was paid to improving the irrigation system of the sown areas, 314 subartesian wells were drilled to improve water supply to the population, the relevant work was carried out to create irrigation canals," he added.