Wada from gwound

Groundwater introduction

What is groundwater? What processes make water groundwater?

Groundwater is water held under surface in soil or the rocks crevices. And its process is as shown below:

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Porosity Vs Permeability

  • Porosity is the measurement of how much a rock has open space.
  • Permeability is the ability of a substance that allows another substance pass through it.

Diagram of a Water Table

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Types of Aquifiers

  • Confined Aquifier
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  • Unconfined
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Effects of Groundwater Depletion

  • Earthquakes
  • Ground Subsidence
  • Loss of Water Supply
  • Drought
  • More energy to dig deeper for water
  • Saltwater Intrusion