Ground Water and Wells
Ground water is the largest and most widely available supply of high-quality freshwater for use in aquaculture. Many fish farmers rely on well water to fill and maintain ponds, and aquaculture often is most profitable in regions where shallow wells yield large volumes of water, such as along floodplains of major rivers. This chapter discusses features of groundwater, aquifers, and function and design of wells.
KeywordsHydraulic Conductivity Water Table Hydraulic Head Specific Yield Unconfined Aquifer
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