An aquifer is a body of porous rock or sediment saturated with groundwater. Groundwater enters an aquifer as precipitation seeps through the soil. It can move through the aquifer and resurface through springs and wells.
5 - 8
Earth Science, Geology, Social Studies
A water well system next to a house, showing how aquifers are an important source of water.
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May 20, 2022
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