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water

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watershed
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body of water
aquifer
a body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows the flow of groundwater.
ground water
water that seeps downward into and through soil or rock; water stored underground in rock layers
porosity
The amount of open space between rock particles.
permeability
ability of rock or soil to allow water to flow through it
pollution
Release of harmful materials into the environment
percolation
The downward movement of water through soil and rock due to gravity.
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks and pore spaces