What Is an Aquifer?

An aqifer is a body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater annd allows the flow of groundwater. An aquifer can be described by its ability to hold water and its ability to allow water to pass freely through it.

Information on an Aquifer

the more open spaces or pores between particles in an aquifer the more water the aquifer can hold. The percentage of open space between individual rock paarticles in a rock layer is called porosity.