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Explain how groundwater is recharged?



Explain how groundwater is recharged?


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Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty 332 Points
9 years ago

Rain water and the water from water bodies on earth’s surface pass through the soil by the process of infiltration. The infiltrated water then gets accumulated in the aquifer deep under the ground. There are some layers of impermeable rocks which prevent the water in the aquifer from seeping down further.

In this way, the ground water is recharged.

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