Perched Groundwater

Science / Geology / Perched Groundwater: An isolated body of ground-water that is perched above and separated from the main water table by an aquiclude.

Perched Water Table

Science / Geology / Perched Water Table: A water table that is isolated from and higher than the regional water table. This can occur when a hilltop is underlain by an impermeable rock unit. Infiltrating waters stack up on the impermeable un MORE

Perched Groundwater

Science / Geology / Perched Groundwater: An isolated body of ground-water that is perched above and separated from the main water table by an aquiclude. MORE

Groundwater

Business / Agriculture / Groundwater: The water from wells and underground aquifers. An estimated 95% of the drinking water used in rural areas is from groundwater. Because of its use as drinking water, there is concern over contamination MORE

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