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Aquifer: A formation, group of formations, or part of a formation that contains sufficient saturated, permeable material to yield significant quantities of water to wells and springs.


Principal aquifers by rock type

Unconsolidated and semiconsolidated sand and gravel aquifers Sandstone aquifers Sandstone and carbonate-rock aquifers

Carbonate-rock aquifers Igneous and metamorphic-rock aquifers Other rocks


Principal aquifers alphabetical list


Ground Water: A short publication about groundwater occurrence and quality.

Volcanic_basaltic aquifers Carbonate-rock aquifers Semiconsolidated aquifers Sandstone _Carbonate aquifers Sandstone aquifers Unconsolidated aquifers

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