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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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On average the watertable in the command area of the watercourses under study has gone down by 1m after lining.
As the improvements take place in watertable and salinity conditions, the yields are expected to increase.
The most reasonable reason is that the wetting front had reached the watertable, and the infiltration process entered the third stage.
Scouring effect due to receding waves and occasional foundation failure due to differential settlements caused by rising watertable are observed particularly along the eastern coast where surface soil deposits mainly consists of sand (Figure 3).
On the south side of the river and a little upstream of the World Trade Centre, the architects of the Eureka Building, currently under construction, have opted for a single-level car park beneath the building, which does not intrude into the watertable. To obviate flooding, in the case of the Yarra overflowing its banks, impervious concrete slabs have been inserted into the ground throughout the base of the building.
The model also predicted a watertable fall in Sheikhupura Subdivision.
Applause is a shower to the watertable of self-regard: in the downpour the watertable's irrelevant but after the shower passes possibility takes on an extensive millimeter.
De especial interes son los sonidos de la famosa Watertable, mesa de billar instalada en un hoyo al nivel del piso que presento Wilson en la galeria Matt en 1994 y que ahora se encuentra en la Coleccion Saatchi.
Phreatic Water--A term that originally was applied only to water that occurs in the upper part of the zone of saturation under watertable conditions; now it means all water in the zone of saturation, thus making it an exact synonym of groundwater.
From the resulting pool, several sites were eliminated because part or all of their ground layers contained very few species, or had a near-monoculture of Carex pensylvanica; dominance by the latter is often an indicator of severe grazing pressure or a perched watertable. Cattle had grazed some sites previously, but not within the previous 10 yr.
These include climate, soil type, the extent of salinisation and its position in the landscape, the size, geology and topography of the catchment, and the depth and salinity of the watertable.
Frog and Mouse, in consequence, were drowned by a flood contrived by Snake and Beaver (an outcome congruent with the long history of a rising and falling watertable in the area).