ground-water flow

   The movement of water in the zone of saturation [22].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • ground-water travel time —    1. The time required for ground water to travel between two locations [22].    2. The time required for a unit volume of ground water to travel between two locations. The travel time is the length of the flow path divided by the velocity,… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • ground-water divide —    1. A ridge in the water table or other potentiometric surface from which ground water moves away in both directions normal to the ridge line [22].    2. A dividing line between two ground water basins. 3. In well hydraulics, the streamline… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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  • ground-water discharge —    1. Flow of water from the zone of saturation [22].    2. The water released from the zone of saturation [22] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • flow net —    1. A graphical representation of flow lines and equipotential lines for two dimensional, steady state ground water flow [22].    2. A net of orthogonal streamlines and equipotential lines applied in the graphical solution of Laplace’s equation …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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