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water table

The upper limit of the saturated area of the earth containing groundwater.The water table will be at varying depths depending on location and time of year.

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Five replications were used for each water table treatment and two columns were used as control with water table at 30 cm depth.
At the end of the midseason drainage period, water table depths measured in [D.
Water tables in urban areas are declining because of the reduction in recharge areas as a result of the construction of roads, buildings and pavements.
Due to having aggregation of larger rivers like Myurkshi, Manikarnika, Kopai, Brkeswr, Ajay, eastern and southern parts of this district is defined by relatively better situation of water table (6-9m.
Moreover, decreases in the water table inferred for the oldest of the cave formations might have been linked to the carving of canyons that predate the Grand Canyon.
Under the small but agriculturally rich Chenaran Plain in northeastern Iran, the water table was failing by 2.
In the agricultural state of Guanajuato, the water table is falling by two meters or more a year.
In the desert, it's difficult to reach the water table.
It was feared that a split in the containment tanks holding the run-off from the firefighting efforts would pollute the water table with the substance.
Ultimately, the pool would float if the water table was too damn high, so this pool was obviously more than 40 years old.
A TOWN'S dead may have to lie on a bed of straw to avoid a water table at a newly-planned graveyard.
The water table is only a few feet beneath the ground at the building, which historically Greenpoint was a low-lying peninsula consisting mostly of damp meadows and tidal marshes.