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a saturated geological unit that is less permeable than an aquifer, and incapable of transmitting useful quantities of water. Aquitards often form a confining layer over an artesian aquifer.

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description a saturated geological unit that is less permeable than an aquifer, and incapable of transmitting useful quantities of water. Aquitards often form a confining layer over an artesian aquifer.
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description a saturated geological unit that is less permeable than an aquifer, and incapable of transmitting useful quantities of water. Aquitards often form a confining layer over an artesian aquifer.
editorial note Approved October 2013
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note This term and definition is used in technical products in the Bioregional Assessment Programme, a collaboration between the Australian Government Department of the Environment, the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia. For more information see http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au.
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rights © Commonwealth of Australia 2016. All content in this entry is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence . The Bioregional Assessment Programme requests attribution as '© Commonwealth of Australia 2016 (Bioregional Assessment Programme http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au)'.
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