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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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In that temperature range, the lowest rates were associated with shallow water table depth ([less than or equal to] 0.15 m) and the highest rates occurred when the water table depth was >0.15 m (Fig.
Likewise, in nearby Lake County, Debra Sommerfield, president, Lake County Winegrape Commission, said, "My understanding is that while the water table was low a couple of years ago, the levels came back rather quickly after the storms last winter, at least for the Big Valley area."
The depth of groundwater table more than 10 meter in the is increases from 0.2% to 17% of the total study area of in the last 23 years in pre monsoon and during post monsoon the depth of water table more than 10 meter increases from 0.74% to 23% of the total study area in post monsoon from 1990 to 2013.
The company's HDD expertise was crucial as they began boring in a new sewer line, always keeping one eye fixed on the water table. Not only was the table incredibly shallow, but the salt water density from the ocean added another level of complexity.
It is advantageous to know what separation distance is adequate to eliminate pathogens from septic tank effluent and if microbial contamination can travel vertically when a water table falls with drainage.
The experiment consisted of three drainage treatments, namely, controlled water table depth 1 (CWT1), controlled water table depth 2 (CWT2), and controlled water table depth 3 (CWT3).
Studies concerning the effects of fluctuating water table on N compounds and their concentrations in soil water in peatlands are scarce.
Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute in Washington, in a new essay has said that 18 nations, constituting 50 percent of world's population, are pumping underground water tables to the point - known as "peak water" - where they don't get replenished, which has resulted in their harvests decreasing each year, the Guardian reported.
" The water table has been going down by an average of 3 feet every year for the past three decades.
In normal summers the water table drops dramatically before rising again through October, November and December.
Cycles of three such as: SAW HORSE POWER; MEAL TIME PIECE; BACK WATER WING; DOG WATCH FIRE; and SALT WATER TABLE are harder to come by, and cycles of two, e.g., BOAT HOUSE, are downright scarce.