Ground Water

What is groundwater?

Ground water is the water that is infiltrated into the ground, after a thunderstorm or a rain storm.
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What is groundwater?

Porosity Vs. Permeability

Porosity is the amount of space water has to move around in a rock; and permeability is the ease in which water can move through a rock.
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Types of aquifers

Aquifers come in two different types; (confined, unconfined). Unconfined is which water seeps from the ground surface directly from the ground surface. Confined is when impermeable rock layer exists that prevents water from seeping into the aquifer.
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Ground water depletion effects

In California, ground water is used as a major drinking source and such. So much of it has been used, that, the empty aquifers left behind are causing the land above sink, causing earthquakes, and sink holes. It also causes drought after all the water is used up.
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