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"You might know a thing or two about rocks (geology) but how much do you know about the science of hydrogeology, that is, underground water or groundwater?"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Rock or sediment that contains groundwater is called an ...?
What term describes the infiltration of water from the surface to the water table?
If water flows naturally to the ground surface in a water bore (or well) due to hydrostatic pressure, it is considered "sub-artesian".
What is the name for the lowering of the water table by pumping, to allow excavation of a mine?
The percentage of water that can be stored in a rock, compared to the aggregate volume of the whole rock, is called what?
What is another word for the unsaturated zone above the water table?
The thickness of an aquifer may be represented on what kind of a map?
What is another term for "water table"?
What is the term for the removal of groundwater from an aquifer?
Pumping of large amounts of groundwater cannot cause land subsidence (sinking).
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Compiled May 18 13