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Water Science Glossary of Terms
151 definitions by U.S. Department of the Interior

AcequiaAcidAcre-FootAlkalineAlkalinityAlluviumAppropriation DoctrineAquacultureAqueductAquiferAquifer (Confined)Aquifer (Unconfined)Artesian WaterArtificial RechargeBaseBase FlowBedrockCapillary ActionCommercial Water UseCondensationConsumptive UseConveyance LossCubic Feet Per SecondDesalinationDischargeDomestic Water UseDrainage BasinDrawdownDrip IrrigationEffluentErosionEstuaryEvaporationEvapotranspirationFloodFlood, 100-YearFlood PlainFlood StageFloodwayFlowing Well/SpringFreshwater, FreshwaterGage HeightGaging StationGeyserGiardiasisGlacierGreywaterGround WaterGround Water, ConfinedGround-Water RechargeGround Water, UnconfinedHardnessHeadwaterHydroelectric Power Water UseImpermeable LayerIndustrial Water UseInfiltrationInjection WellIrrigationIrrigation Water UseKilogramKlowatthourLeachingLentic WatersLeveeLivestock Water UseLotic WatersMaximum Contaminant LevelMilligramMilligrams Per LiterMillion Gallons Per DayMining Water UseMunicipal Water SystemNational Geodetic Vertical DatumNational Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929Nephelometric Turbidity UnitNon-Point Source PollutionOrganic MatterOsmosisOutfallOxygen DemandParticle SizeParts per BillionParts Per MillionPathogenPeak FlowPer Capita UsePercentilePercolationPermeabilitypHPoint-Source PollutionPolychlorinated BiphenylsPorosityPotable WaterPotentiometric Surface/Piezometric SurfacePrecipitationPrimary Wastewater TreatmentPrior Appropriation DoctrinePublic SupplyPublic Water UseRating CurveRechargeReclaimed WastewaterRecycled WaterReservoirReturn FlowReturn Flow (Irrigation)Reverse OsmosisRiparian Water RightsRiverRunoffSaline WaterSecondary Wastewater TreatmentSedimentSedimentary RockSedimentation TanksSeepageSelf-Supplied WaterSeptic TankSettling Pond (Water Quality)Sewage Treatment PlantSewerSinkholeSoluteSolutionSolventSpecific ConductanceSpray IrrigationSpringStorm SewerStreamStreamflowSubsidenceSurface TensionSurface WaterSuspended SedimentSuspended-Sediment ConcentrationSuspended-Sediment DischargeSuspended SolidsTertiary Wastewater TreatmentThermal PollutionThermoelectric Power Water UseTransmissibility (Ground Water)TranspirationTributaryTurbidityUnsaturated ZoneWastewaterWastewater Treatment Return FlowWater Cycle
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2014-04-03
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