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  • noun Plural form of groundwater.

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Examples

  • The groundwaters are generally saline with the notable exception of Palmetto Sands, a 600 ha area of beach sands on the southwestern shore.

    Antigua and Barbuda

  • The groundwaters are generally saline with the notable exception of Palmetto Sands, a 600 ha area of beach sands on the southwestern shore.

    Antigua and Barbuda

  • One of the consequences of the rapid push for better material standard of living in Markets First is a rapid growth in water use in all socio-economic sectors, resulting in a large increase in withdrawals from surface and groundwaters (see Figure 9.23).

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 9

  • Further intensification could lead to a higher level of contamination of surface and groundwaters.

    Ecosystems and Human Well-being~ Biodiversity Synthesis~ Key Questions on Biodiversity in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

  • Additional contamination via percolation of radioactive material through the soil is not expected due to many of the radionuclides being short-lived, while the longer-lived radiocesium and radiostrontium were adsorbed to surface soils before they could transfer to groundwaters.

    Environmental effects of the Chernobyl accident

  • The groundwaters are generally saline with the notable exception of Palmetto Sands, a 600 ha area of beach sands on the southwestern shore.

    Water profile of Antigua and Barbuda

  • Of the 30 percentof fresh water in liquid form, almost all is held in groundwaters.

    Water resources

  • Gypsum has been formed as a result of evaporation of saline groundwaters within the sediments of broad tidal flats adjacent to areas such as Hamelin Pool.

    Shark Bay, Australia

  • This karst landscape is a three-dimensional system that includes productive forests and peatlands on top of karst, the surface and subsurface interactions, and groundwaters originating from these systems.

    Northern Pacific coastal forests

  • Polar and glacial ice reservoirs account for approximately 33,000,000 km3 water, water held in soils is equal to approximately 122,000 km3, and groundwaters hold approximately 15,300,000 km3.

    Hydrologic cycle

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