groundwater


 

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Definition: 

Water that occupies pores and crevices in rock and soil, below the surface and above a layer of impermeable material. It is free to move gravitationally, either downwards towards the impermeable layer or by following a gradient. (Source: GEMET/ALL)

Other relations

  • groundwater recharge (ECOLEX)
  • groundwater (ECOLEX)
Broader
water resources management
Synonyms
  • aquifer

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