Groundwater-river relationship

Updated on 13/07/2018
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Exchange of water in one direction or the other between groundwater and a watercourse. Depending on the level of the water line, and of the seasons, groundwater feeds the river or is fed by the latter especially during floods. In the case of karstic aquiifer, these relationships are significant and localized.
According to the Ministry for the Environment and AFB
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