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How big is the aquifer?

So, in what may be my last act of "advising", I'll advise you to cut the jargon. -- My old PhD advisor, to me, 26/2/11
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Mar 31st, 2011 at 11:43:31 AM EST
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It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Thu Mar 31st, 2011 at 11:52:17 AM EST
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I mean how far inland does it reach.

How many wells and irrigation systems will be poisoned?

Can tainted water from an aquifer contaminate fertileland above it or is the natural flow only downwards?

So, in what may be my last act of "advising", I'll advise you to cut the jargon. -- My old PhD advisor, to me, 26/2/11

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Mar 31st, 2011 at 11:55:39 AM EST
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Well I can see several maps of Aquifers out at sea from oil firms and CO2 sequestration ideas, but no maps on land.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Mar 31st, 2011 at 12:11:39 PM EST
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The plant is basically at the shore, so the aquifer here might always have been saltwater or may have long since become a saltwater aquifer.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Mar 31st, 2011 at 01:16:44 PM EST
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