- A general term referring to modifications of a ground-water flow system to restrict or impede movement of contaminants .
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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