An underground body of water contained within permeable rock, rock fractures or unconsolidated materials.
A large aquifer located in the South West region.
An underground layer of poor permeability that traps water, not allowing it to seep away in any significant amounts.
A deep and narrow hole made in search of water.
A large body of water used as a water supply.
A barrier constructed to form a reservoir of water.
Water containing no, or negligible, amounts of salt.
Water found underground – the name given to water present in aquifers.
Water collected from rainfall.
Groundwater pumped to the service through a bore that has been drilled into an aquifer.
Water which contains a high concentration of dissolved minerals, such as calcium, magnesium and other metals.
Water which does not contain high concentration of dissolved minerals such as calcium, magnesium and other metals.
A process in which salt is removed from seawater.
A bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease.