Groundwater Notes - Goundwater Water dowsing Finding underground water using a stick 50 times more ground water than lakes Commonly abundant indrylands

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Goundwater Water dowsing Finding underground water using a stick 50 times more ground water than lakes Commonly abundant indrylands Groundwater has been tocated by pollution Most freshwater comes from beneath the earths surface Originates from lakes and rivers Muast have space or pores to store water Permeability Capacity to transmit water Porosity Capacity to store water Aquifier- water- bearing sandstone= aquifier clay=aquilicid= opposite of aquifier Formation of caves Fresh water- will flot on top of salt water base Sea water will flow in to replace it 1. Why is groundwater such an important natural resource? 2. What is porosity? What is permeability? 3. How is an aquifer different from an aquiclude? 4. What is the water table? 5. What is an open aquifer? 6. What is a closed aquifer? 7. What can happen if too much water is removed from an aquifer? 8. How is groundwater recharged?

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