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Aquifer Types

A short describtion of the two most common aquifers; confined and unconfined.

HSAG Groundwater Model Unconfined Aquifer

Demonstration of How Aquifers and Aquitards

This demonstration shows how aquifers and aquitards work. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquifer The container on the left contains sand, The container on the ...

HSAG Calculating Groundwater Velocity Unconfined Aquifer

Observe the movement of water through an unconfined aquifer and calculate its groundwater velocity.


This video is part of : Groundwater Spreadsheets for solving Groundwater Flow and Pollution Problems. Can be downloaded from: https://sites.google.com/a/hidr...

Synopsis | Distribution And Mass Of Nitrate In The Unconfined Aquifer Beneath The Intensive

BOOK REVIEW OF YOUR FAVORITE BOOK =--- Where to buy this book? ISBN: 9781243678300 Book Review of Distribution and Mass of Nitrate in the Unconfined Aqui...

Boussinesq, unconfined groundwater flow on a sloping aquifer bottom

A nice example of groundwater flow on an inclined sloop. The data are in the title of the figure. We start with some initial head which is a sine between the...

Sinkhole test video

This is an experiment of one type of sinkhole formation. The bottom layer (filled with water) is the confined aquifer which has a small opening in the middle...

Sinkhole formation

This is an experiment of one type of sinkhole formation. The bottom layer (filled with water) is the confined aquifer which has a small opening in the middle...


An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt) from which groundwater can be extracte...

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39 news items

Pueblo Chieftain
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:22:30 -0800

The volume in the unconfined aquifer — the shallower of the valley's two major groundwater bodies — increased by 71,440 acre-feet in 2014. “We did turn the corner,” said Allen Davey, an engineer who conducts the Rio Grande Water Conservation District ...
Chester County Press
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:07:05 -0800

Although Artesian believes the well is a confined aquifer, due to its proximity to the Cockeysville Marble rock formation, Brickhouse believes that the well is an unconfined aquifer, meaning that the well's water exists within a layer of water ...
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:11:15 -0800

According to Holloway, health concern of domestic boreholes stems from the high water table in Lagos, explaining that “most boreholes are shallow, thereby abstracting water from unconfined aquifer which is prone to seepage and other forms of surface ...
Conejos County Citizen
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 06:48:45 -0800

The irrigation water diverted from the Conejos and filling the unconfined aquifer, caused return flows which also paid a large percentage of the Conejos' portion of the compact. Irrigators used the water and paid compact with a large portion of this ...
Valley Courier
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 09:48:45 -0800

The State of Colorado has assigned or grouped non-exempted wells together to form Response Areas that will become sub-districts. Wells in the Rio Grande Alluvium Response Area are known as Sub-district #2. These are unconfined aquifer wells in close ...
Cape Gazette
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:18:45 -0800

This campground will result in considerable deforestation with impervious surfaces causing polluted runoff into the surrounding environment including Love Creek and the unconfined aquifer which flows only a few feet from the surface and which is the ...
Suwannee Democrat
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:18:58 -0700

Excavating a six foot wide, seven foot deep trench through the unconfined aquifer (unprotected from surface water runoff and contamination) could cause sinkholes and threaten the sole source of drinking water and the soul source of spring discharge ...
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:12:59 -0700

Aquifers are bodies of saturated rock and sediment through which water can move, and they provide 99% of our groundwater. Humans rely on aquifers for most of our drinking water. However, we are not only depleting this supply but are its biggest ...

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