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2. What's percolation?

  • The lateral movement of groundwater through permeable rocks.
  • The vertical movement of water, under the pull of gravity, from the soil into permeable rock.
  • The lateral movement of water through the soil to streams and rivers.
  • The vertical movement of water, under the pull of gravity, from the ground surface into the soil.

3. What's groundwater flow?

  • The lateral movement of water through soil to streams and rivers/
  • The movement of water across the ground surface as a thin film or sheet.
  • The lateral movement of groundwater through permeable rocks. Groundwater eventually reaches the surface.
  • The movement of water across the ground surface in gullies, streams or rivers.

4. What's the vertical movement of water, under the pull of gravity, from the ground surface into the soil?

  • Throughfall
  • Infiltration
  • Percolation
  • Throughflow

5. What's precipitation?

  • Moisture, in the form of rain, drizzle, sleet, snow, hail, etc., which falls from clouds.
  • rain
  • The evaporation of moisture produced by pores of plants, from vegetation surfaces.
  • The phase change of water from liquid to gas.

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