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92 - Understanding our groundwater

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Q: Why do people favour groundwater to surface water sources?
A: The cleaning effect from filtration through the subsurface makes groundwater much safer
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Q: What do we call the visible area from which the aquifer gets new water over time?
A: The recharge area
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Q: Is climate change a significant problem for our groundwater?
A: Yes
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Q: Initially, water is driven underground by gravity. What is the main driver after a certain depth?
A: The main driver becomes pressure
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Q: How is a rising sea level a problem for coastal communities?
A: Because of saltwater intrusion into the coastal aquifers
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Q: What happens if groundwater is depleted too fast?
A: The land subsides and dries out