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Water Fresh water is one of our most important natural resources becauseits needed for survival and there is no substitute for it Unlike energywhich has many alternative forms there are no alternatives for water Mostof our earth is covered by water but only a tiny amount is available forfresh water The amount of accessible fresh water varies from country tocountry and region to region The United States has abundant amount ofwater but many regions have shortages and this is where groundwater comesin Groundwater is very important to these parts of the world it is usedfor farming and drinking in these areas Groundwater helps these areastremendously and has to be used in normal quantities as they are liable torun out which causes many problems such as sinkholes human displacementand for soil to be totally drained of water useless for agriculturalpurposes Even though tapping aquifers is a very practical idea it hassome set backs as it can have disaterous effects if polluted or over used Groundwater originates as water or melting snow that seeps intothe soil and finds its way down through cracks and spaces in rock untilit is stopped by a impermeable layer of rock where it forms asgroundwater the porous layers of underground rock in which thegroundwater is stored are called aquifers Theseaquifers can either be confined or unconfined The aquifers that arereplaced by surface water directly above them are called unconfined Confined aquifers are water deposits that are stuck between two layers ofimpermeable rock this is sometimes called artesian wells The water inartesian well is under extreme pressure and is often the most popularchoice for wells as you can estimate the amount of water in them and bevery accurateThere are many advantages to using groundwater for house water andfarming in many parts of the world In a desert there are very few waterways and this makes living here near impossible With underground watersupplies you can access water which does not take up
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