Drainage Wells

Business / Agriculture / Drainage Wells: Wells drilled to carry excess water off agricultural fields. Because they act as a funnel from the surface to the groundwater below, drainage wells can contribute to groundwater pollution.

Abandoned Wells

Business / Agriculture / Abandoned Wells: Abandoned drainage wells and abandoned water wells on vacant farmsteads are of particular concern for agriculture. Abandoned wells can present both safety risks and a direct conduit by which groundwat MORE

Drainage

Business / Agriculture / Drainage: Improving the productivity of agricultural land by removing excess water from the soil by such means as ditches, drainage wells, or subsurface drainage tiles. See swampbuster and wetlands. MORE

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy

Health / Massage / Lymphatic Drainage Therapy: A hands-on method for lymphatic drainage involving flat hands, utilizing all of the fingers to stimulate wave-like movements. This enables the practitioner to feel the rhythm of the body fluids to det MORE

Trellis Drainage

Science / Geology / Trellis Drainage: A drainage pattern in which streams intersect at right angles. This forms in areas of long parallel valleys such as in folded mountain belts. Rivers occupy the valleys and tributary streams join them MORE

Manual Lymph Drainage

Health / Massage / Manual Lymph Drainage: The strokes applied in manual lymph drainage are intended to stimulate the movement of the lymphatic fluids in order to assist the body in cleansing. This is a gentle, rhythmical technique that cleans MORE

Radial Drainage

Science / Geology / Radial Drainage: A system of streams running in a radial pattern away from the center of a circular elevation, such as a volcano or dome. MORE

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