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https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/what-difference-between-a-confined-and-unconfined-water-table-aquifer

A water-table--or unconfined--aquifer is an aquifer whose upper water surface ( water table) is at atmospheric pressure, and thus is able to rise and fall.

https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/aquifers-and-groundwater

The saturated zone beneath the water table is called an aquifer, and aquifers are huge storehouses of water. What you are looking at in this picture is a "well" that ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/water-tables-and-aquifers/

Mar 27, 2013 ... A water table describes the boundary between water-saturated ground and unsaturated ground. Below the water table, rocks and soil are full of ...

https://www.ngwa.org/what-is-groundwater/About-groundwater/unconfined-or-water-table-aquifers

Water in unconfined aquifers is subject to losses due to plant uptake and evaporation. When a well is constructed into an unconfined aquifer, the water level in the ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquifer

The water table and unsaturated zone are also illustrated. An aquitard is a zone within the Earth that restricts the flow of groundwater from one aquifer to another.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_table

Below the water table, in the phreatic zone (zone of saturation), layers of permeable rock that yield groundwater are called aquifers. In less permeable soils, ...

https://sciencing.com/difference-between-aquifer-water-table-8509843.html

Aquifers can be considered unconfined or confined. An unconfined aquifer's bottom is a layer of nonporous rock, which restricts water flow, creating a barrier to the ...

https://www.e-education.psu.edu/earth111/node/911

Unconfined aquifers are also known as water table aquifers because the water table marks the top of the groundwater system. A second common type of aquifer is ...

https://www.britannica.com/science/water-table

Water table, upper level of an underground surface in which the soil or rocks are ... falls to the Earth enters water-bearing strata, which are known as aquifers.

http://snr.unl.edu/data/water/groundwater/realtime/satuate.aspx

An aquifer that is exposed at the surface is said to be unconfined aquifer. These aquifers are bounded by the water table and this is the level of water you see in ...