Examples of water table in a Sentence
Heavy rainfall has caused the water table to rise.
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The water table under Beijing had been subsiding at an alarming rate of between one and three metres a year because of pumping from wells.
Topping the Western Governor's terrestrial list was tamarisk, which lowers the water table and creates large deposits of salt in the soil, hence its common name of salt cedar, according to the National Invasive Species Information Center.
Similar to when tea steeps in water, the ash seeps toxins into the underlying water table — a chemical chamomile, of sorts.
Objects include a lamp post, water table, a trash can and sculptures.
Bangladesh has a thriving boring industry—teams of men who will drill tube wells dozens or hundreds of feet deep, depending on the height of the water table and levels of arsenic in the area.
When the snow melted that spring, the runoff significantly raised the water table.
California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, said the rollback violated the law by failing to consider the environmental impacts of fracking, such as the possible contamination of underground water tables.
In 1964, following Alaska's massive 9.2 quake, some state water tables spiked by as much as 20 feet.
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Definition of water table for English Language Learners
: the highest underground level at which the rocks and soil in a particular area are completely wet with water
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