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These Notecards are due on Wednesday 5- 4-11


different sized spaces


Materials that allow water to easily pass through, or permeate

water table

the top of the saturated zone


new water that enters the aquifer from the surface

unsaturated zone

a layer of rocks and soil above the water table


places where groundwater bubbles or flows out of cracks in the rock


is a type of hot spring from witch the water bursts periodically into the air

Artesian well

a well in which water rises because of pressure within the aquifer


materials that water cannot pass through easily

saturated zone

the area of permeable rock or soil that is totally filled or saturated with water

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