Confined aquifer

Updated on 19/06/2018
Sens technique
Volume of groundwater at a pressure usually higher than the atmospheric pressure because isolated from the ground surface by an impermeable geological formation. An aquifer can have an unconfined section and a confined one. Confined aquifers are often deep or very deep (1,000 m or more).
According to BRGM
Thématiques associées
Review status
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