Water Glossary

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  • zanja

    Spanish word for ditch

  • zone of aeration

    the portion of the ground from the Earth's surface down to the water table - the zone of aeration is not saturated with water because its pores are filled partly by air and partly by water

  • zone of saturation

    the portion of the ground below the water table where all the pores in rock, sediment, and soil are filled with water