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Aquifer Subsidence

The definition of the water table is surface where the pressure head is equal to .

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Land Subsidence and Cracking
Land Subsidence and Fissuring Due to Ground Water Withdrawal in
aquifer is about 16 meters and land subsidence is 0.5 - 1.2 meters.
Aquifer-Storage Change and Land-Subsidence Monitoring in the
Detection of Aquifers Susceptibility to Land Subsidence
The final aquifer model, which is consistent with all available data, was used to predict long term pressure drop in the aquifer for subsidence predictions.

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Aquifer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Subsidence. In unconsolidated aquifers, groundwater is produced from pore spaces between particles of gravel, sand, and silt.
Land Subsidence From Ground-Water Pumping
USGS Groundwater Information: Land Subsidence in the U.S.
Land Subsidence
This lowering is called land subsidence and is caused by the compaction of the aquifer. Subsidence occurs gradually and spreads over wide areas.
Land Subsidence and Cracking

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