Part I: Aquifers Explained

Part I: Aquifers Explained

[ Music ]>>Geology is the study of planet Earth, its history, and all the processes that act on it. Hydrogeology is the branch of geology which studies how water and rocks interact underground mainly in aquifers. An aquifer is a rock unit that can hold…

Where is the Water Table?

Where is the Water Table?

In this lesson we want to take a close look at the water table, a key feature that gets discussed a lot when we talk about the availability of groundwater. Our learning objective is to use some simple models to define what the water table…

Water As One Resource: How Groundwater Interacts with Lakes and Streams
Making groundwater visible

Making groundwater visible

I think we’re about ready to make a start. I’m Caroline and good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining us today. We are delighted to be bringing you this webinar on making groundwater visible. For those of you who have been attending our weekly…

What’s a Spring?

For many of us, groundwater is out of sight, out of mind. But in springs, ground water bubbles to the surface, like here, in Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine State Forest. Springs have been special places for centuries. This video is part of a project on Wisconsin’s…

How Do Aquifers Work?

How Do Aquifers Work?

– [Voiceover] Beneath the surface of Texas are extensive water bearing geologic formations that make up the state’s vast and diverse system of aquifers. These aquifers provide more than half of the water Texans use each year. Aquifers are rarely underground lakes like you might…

What is an Aquifer?

What is an Aquifer?

In this lesson we want to take a closer look at aquifers. The underground features that supply drinking water for millions of people every day. After the lesson you’ll be able to describe two major types of aquifers and identify some of the common materials…

The Water Cycle in the Murray-Darling Basin

The Water Cycle in the Murray-Darling Basin

Stacee: Hi, my name is Stacee. Here I am in front of a shearing shed at Savernake station in southern New South Wales. As you can see, the shearing shed is very old. It was built in 1912, and it’s still used today. Inside the…

2016 Forum: The High Plains Aquifer: Perspectives from Oklahoma