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Ground Water. By: Tiffanie Thornton. Ground Water. Definition of Ground Water collects or flows beneath the Earth's surface, filling the porous spaces in soil, sediment, and rocks.

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Ground Water

By:

Tiffanie Thornton


Ground Water

  • Definition of Ground Water

    • collects or flows beneath the Earth's surface, filling the porous spaces in soil, sediment, and rocks.

    • Groundwater originates from rain and from melting snow and ice and is the source of water for aquifers, springs, and wells.


Ground water rules
Ground Water Rules

  • The EPA established the ground water on November 8, 2006, to increase the protection of against microbial pathogens in public water systems.

  • This rule applies to system that add surface water and ground water together

  • Also to make sure if its directly added it has the right treatment


Ground water
Ground Water

  • Ground water is influenced on what is flows through

  • atmospheric pressure flows from areas of higher altitude to lower

  • and from areas of higher pressure to lower

  • We get our from ground water which is pumped from under ground


Ground water aquifers
Ground Water: Aquifers

  • Aquifers are a huge storehouse of water which is a type of ground water


References
References

  • http://www.groundwater.org/gi/gi html

  • http://www.grow.arizona.edu/water/hydrologiccycle/groundwaterflow.shtml\

  • http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1186/html/gen_facts.html

  • http://members.socket.net/~joschaper/groundwater.html

  • http://www.epa.gov/safewater/disinfection/gwr/index.html

  • http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthgwaquifer.html

  • http://west.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/pager.php?id=78


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