aquifer

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underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc

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As regards the hydrogeological conditions, no continuous aquiferous is present, due to the high soil variability; only local perching ponds, not connected, can be found.
A case met frequent practice is the collecting front of the phreatic aquiferous from major riverbed of water--course, materialized in the shape of a battery of wells with the specific features identical.
A vertical movement can also take place that penetrates underground and in many cases, reaches the phreatic and aquiferous levels, which causes gigantic problems of underground water contamination, main source which supplies drinkable water in our cities.
The major aquiferous formation are the deltaic plains and the Benin Formation, both confined and unconfined aquifers are encountered at varying depths and sometimes contain varying saline and clay ground water (Esu, and Adekon, 2001).
The study of the aquiferous formations of Lebanon through the chemistry of their typical springs.
Their entire body is organized for filtering water, which is moved inside an aquiferous system by choanocytes," or pumping cells.