Artesian Wells

Wells bored into a confined aquifer which overflow the wellhead, because the water level of the aquifer lies above the level of the wellhead; the water rises under its own pressure through the borehole.

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Go Historic ID
2850
Names
artesian wells
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wells, artesian
welputten Dutch
welput Dutch
artesische putten Dutch
pozos artesianos Spanish
pozo artesiano Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006209. The J. Paul Getty Trust.