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See definition of aquifer on Dictionary.com
  • as inwater table
  • as inwellspring

synonyms for aquifer

  • water level
  • artesian basin
  • artesian spring
  • sinkhole
  • beginning
  • fountainhead
  • origin
  • root
  • source
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How to use aquifer in a sentence

Farmers, for instance, have been pumping lots of groundwater from aquifers for irrigation.
CLIMATE MAY HAVE SENT DRIFT OF THE NORTH POLE TOWARD GREENLANDSID PERKINSJUNE 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They also noted in an urgent report to a manager that a number of bad wells had been left unfixed for years, and posed “immediate” risks to drinking water aquifers.
WE REPORTED ON HOW CALIFORNIA RARELY CRACKS DOWN ON OIL COMPANIES. NOW REGULATORS HAVE FINED ONE COMPANY $1.5 MILLION.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUNJUNE 2, 2021PROPUBLICA
Water levels are running dangerously low in rivers, reservoirs, and aquifers across much of the American West, raising serious dangers of shortages, fallowed agricultural fields, and extreme wildfires in the coming months.
THE AMERICAN WEST IS BRACING FOR A HOT, DRY, AND DANGEROUS SUMMERJAMES TEMPLEMAY 20, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The wells, investigators wrote in a report to a manager, posed “immediate” risks to drinking water aquifers.
ARE CALIFORNIA OIL COMPANIES COMPLYING WITH THE LAW? EVEN REGULATORS OFTEN DON’T KNOW.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUNMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
With each week that passed, tiny contaminants in the ash pond seeped through soil under the pond and into an underground aquifer, according to company filings.
THE COAL PLANT NEXT DOORBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
The designation would have required electric utilities to install a protective liner under every existing or proposed ash pond to prevent contaminants from seeping into underground aquifers.
THE COAL PLANT NEXT DOORBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
Georgia, however, did not follow suit, despite a growing body of science warning about the potential for unlined ponds full of contaminants to pollute aquifers that supply water to homes with drinking wells.
A POWER COMPANY’S QUIET LAND-BUYING SPREE COULD SHIELD IT FROM COAL ASH CLEANUP COSTSBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSNOVEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
The aquifer had … gasoline in very high concentrations, and now it’s non-detectable.
PURSUING INDEPENDENT WATER SOURCES, SAN DIEGO IGNORES ONE BENEATH ITS FEETMACKENZIE ELMERSEPTEMBER 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
We have the absolute highest level of testing and research, and our water is sourced from a natural aquifer in the Cascade mountains, so purity is never in question.
ONEREPUBLIC’S RYAN TEDDER ON LAUNCHING A HEMP-INFUSED SPARKLING WATER BRANDRACHEL KINGAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
The aquifer dips toward the region of the wells from higher ground, where it outcrops and receives its water.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO AQUIFER

  • aquifer
  • artesian basin
  • artesian spring
  • sinkhole
  • water level
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