Very Shallow and Shallow Groundwaters

  • Seifu Kebede
Part of the Springer Hydrogeology book series (SPRINGERHYDRO)


Alluvial terrain covers less than 25 % of the land surface of the country (Fig. 3.1) however, major prolific aquifers and larger groundwater storage lay in this zone (Fig. 1.1). Investment on groundwater schemes is, could therefore, much more feasible in the regions underlain by alluvial aquifers.


Shallow Groundwater Alluvial Sediment Alluvial Plain Water Table Depth Lacustrine Sediment 
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  • Seifu Kebede
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  1. 1. Department of Earth SciencesAddis Ababa UniversityAddis AbabaEthiopia

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