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Study Cards for Water Vocabulary
an underground layer of permeable rock that contains water
a well in which pressurized water flows upward to the surface
The process by which a gas changes to a liquid
a long period of abnormally low amounts of rainfall
the process by which liquid changes into a gas
water that is not salty and has little or no taste, color or smell.
Most lakes and rivers are this type of water
a large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land
water that is stored underground
a mass of floating ice that broke away from a glacier
resistant to the passage of water
pollution with a source that is hard to find or scattered
allowing the passage of water
pollution that enters water from a known source
any type of liquid or solid water that falls to Earth’s surface such as rain, hail, sleet, or snow
measure of the amount of dissolved salt in water
water that contains dissolved salts and other minerals – oceans consist of this type of water.
a small sewage system usually for one home or business that uses an underground tank to treat wastewater.
a system that collects and treats wastewater from a city or town
a flow of water from the ground at a place where the surface of the land dips below the water table
the continuous movement of water on Earth, through its atmosphere, and in the living things on Earth.
the highest part in the ground that is saturated, or completely filled with water
process where water from plants is transferred to the atmosphere
process where surface water soaks into the ground