water table

NOUN
  1. underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water
    spring rains had raised the water table
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  • The amount of vacuum, in inches of mercury, is equal to the weight of the column of water from the water table to the surface.
  • Because the Tarai is recharged by water seepage from higher elevations it has a high water table and thus a high moisture and nutrient content, contributing to the high productivity of the site.
  • The result though is a rising water table contaminated with salt, and a landscape changed beyond all recognition.
  • You have a kind of ecocide where huge infrastructural projects are causing a drop in the water table. Arundhati Roy's Version of Disaster in "This Year of India"
  • Oil has seeped into the water table, and air pollution is a serious problem.
  • Environmentalists say that diverting water from the river will lower the water table and dry out wells.
  • In very hot weather, the workers descend tunnels that go deep into the ground to the water table.
  • Other problems would be backflow into the system or a rising groundwater table that would allow seepage into the collection system.
  • The molded brick water table jogs over basement windows with segmental arches.
  • At Lily Fen, the maritime climate results in a high water table and consequent differentiation of microhabitats.
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