An unconfined aquifer can be polluted by
All of these may pollute
Which of the following is NOT considered a type of aquifer?
sands and gravels
fractured igneous rock
One of the characteristics of Karst topography are
Low mountain ranges
The Floridan Aquifer is found only in Florida.
Research is showing that water levels in the confined areas of Floridan Aquifer
cannot be accurately determined.
If there is high transmissivity in a Karst aquifer, it can be concluded that
there are large permeable conduits like caves present.
porosity is probably absent.
contamination has occurred.
water saturation is low.
Which of the following springs would probably have a more variable discharge from month-to-month?
A spring from a confined aquifer.
A spring from an unconfined aquifer.
A spring that is the main source for a river.
A spring from an artesian well.
The astounding rate of appearance of new sinkholes in Florida can be explained by __________.
all of the these
building built on top of cavities in the bedrock
several years of below-normal rainfall
the drawndown of the water table
The Boulder Zone in the Floridan Aquifer (SE FL only)
is recharged by Lake Okeechobee
is the source of potable water in SE Florida.
receives waste through injection wells.
contains large granite boulders.
The very top of the saturated zone of ground water is called the __________.
zone of saturation
Florida has more first-magnitude springs than any other State.
Collapse of a sinkhole may be triggered by ____.
Weight from construction
Salt water intrusion
Drop in the water table
Permeability is dependent on
all of these
Since 1985, most of the Floridan Aquifer usage is for
public & domestic purposes.
Capillary action is caused by adhesion and cohesion.
Losing (influent) streams
all of these
will give water to an unconfined aquifer
will not affect the water table
will get water from an unconfined aquifer
Good aquifers have ____________porosity, and ______________ permeability.
Seasonal ponds (having no water part of a year) are also called
Wetlands are define by all of these EXCEPT
Tarn lakes are found in