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USGS Spotlight Questions
What is groundwater?
Groundwater is water that flows or seeps downwar
When does a drought begin and end?
The beginning of a drought is difficult to deter
How can you find out how deep the water table is in a specific location?
The depth to the water table can change (rise or fall) depending on the time of year.
What determines if a well will go dry?
A well is said to have gone dry when water levels drop below a pump intak
What is the difference between a confined and a water-table (unconfined) aquifer?
A confined aquifer is an aquifer below the land surface that is saturated
What is Devils Hole?
Devils Hole is a tectonic cave developed in the discharge zone of a regio