What is the 'water table?'

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The water table is the top of an underground aquifer. It's the point at which water appears when you are drilling a well.

The water table is the level at which the ground water pressure is equal to atmospheric pressure. More info?

Lynn Baird

Water table--the top of the water surface in the saturated part of an aquifer.

Jillian Hall

The upper surface of the zone of saturation is called the water table.

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