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Item: groundwater

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water occurring naturally below ground level (whether stored in or flowing through aquifers or within low-permeability aquitards), or water occurring at a place below ground that has been pumped, diverted or released to that place for storage there. This does not include water held in underground tanks, pipes or other works.

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date submitted 26 Feb 2016 04:44:18.504
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description water occurring naturally below ground level (whether stored in or flowing through aquifers or within low-permeability aquitards), or water occurring at a place below ground that has been pumped, diverted or released to that place for storage there. This does not include water held in underground tanks, pipes or other works.
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change note revision to emphasise that groundwater is both stored and transmitted in aquifers
description water occurring naturally below ground level (whether stored in or flowing through aquifers or within low-permeability aquitards), or water occurring at a place below ground that has been pumped, diverted or released to that place for storage there. This does not include water held in underground tanks, pipes or other works.
editorial note Approved November 2017
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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 and Energy, 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 2017. 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 2017 (Bioregional Assessment Programme http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au)'.
source M01 Methodology for bioregional assessments of the impacts of coal seam gas and coal mining development on water resources
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