What Is A Water Table ?

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« on: 05/02/2007 23:32:59 »
We've all heard the term ' Water Table '...but what does it mean ?


What is a Water table ?
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« Reply #2 on: 06/02/2007 01:11:14 »
So THAT's what a water table is ..

Thanks Colleen !!! [;D]
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« Reply #3 on: 06/02/2007 01:11:55 »
What about this for a sink ?


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« Reply #4 on: 06/02/2007 01:31:32 »
cool sink and table! Heres a link to water table..

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_table

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« Reply #6 on: 06/02/2007 02:38:56 »
FUNNY !

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« Reply #7 on: 06/02/2007 03:15:40 »
cool sink and table! Heres a link to water table..

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_table

Thanks for the link Karen Mam,

For anyone else who is keen to know I have copied and pasted the info:


Water table


The water table or phreatic surface is the surface where the water pressure is equal to atmospheric pressure. The water table is also often erroneously defined as the surface that separates the phreatic from the vadose zone, below which all rocks are saturated with water.

A large amount of water within a body of sand or rock below the water table is called an aquifer, and the ability of rocks to store such groundwater is dependent on their porosity and permeability.

The practice of drilling wells to extract groundwater is dependent on understanding the water table. Because wells must reach the water table, its depth determines the minimum depth of a viable well, and thus the feasibility of drilling it.

In Australia, because of deforestation, farming and urbanisation[1], salt water tables have risen near to the surface or to ground level, endangering plant life, farm economy and urban development as the soil grows more salty. These salt water tables were formed millions of years ago when parts of Australia were covered by ocean. As the continent dried, the water became trapped underground.

In areas with a high water table, tunnels and basements are less common due to the hydrostatic pressure exerted by the water, and the risk of flooding.
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« Reply #8 on: 06/02/2007 03:20:19 »
Cool I like that sink!
This will go with it perfectly
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http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=oddlyEnoughNews&storyID=2007-01-11T140516Z_01_N09332298_RTRUKOC_0_US-FISH-1.xml

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LOL...that is well like...cool !!!

What do you do ?...just open the lid to the aquarium and crap through it ?..LOL




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« Reply #9 on: 06/02/2007 03:34:06 »
LOL...that is well like...cool !!!

What do you do ?...just open the lid to the aquarium and crap through it ?..LOL

Poor Fish,  The inventors of the aquarium loo swear that the fish are safe from, ummm- backwash.
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« Reply #10 on: 06/02/2007 04:35:48 »
LOL LOL LOL!

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« Reply #11 on: 06/02/2007 11:10:03 »
Cool I like that sink!
This will go with it perfectly
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http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=oddlyEnoughNews&storyID=2007-01-11T140516Z_01_N09332298_RTRUKOC_0_US-FISH-1.xml

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LOL...that is well like...cool !!!

What do you do ?...just open the lid to the aquarium and crap through it ?..LOL




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Neil, I believe that is the holding tank for the water behind the toilet bowl... LOL NOW I am sure you already knew this.. But just in case you were not joking.. LOL  Surely they are not real fish, cause you would be flushing half or more of their water at a time and that would kill them. so they must be in a double walled tank eh? That is if they are real..lol

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« Reply #12 on: 06/02/2007 16:17:48 »
look at the fish in the blender:

It is too smooth, waxy and angular to be real.  And you can almost see through it.
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« Reply #13 on: 06/02/2007 16:45:07 »
look at the fish in the blender:

It is too smooth, waxy and angular to be real.  And you can almost see through it.

Well, YES...it is a digital image !!!....still.....doesn't mean a digital fish deserves less luff than an analogue one !!...

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« Reply #14 on: 06/02/2007 17:02:40 »
HEE HEE, I thought the fish in the blender looked rather funky and listless..LOL That makes better since!

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