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8.8: Introduction to Groundwater

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aquifer

aquifer

A layer of rock, sand, or gravel that holds large amounts of ground water.
capillary action

capillary action

Water moves from wet to dry regions in soil.
recharge

recharge

Water that moves down from the surface into the groundwater.

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