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Fault - A break in material in which material on one side of the break has moved relative to that on the other side. In the Foothills and Rocky Mountain Front Ranges Thrust faulting is the most common – Thrust faults are low angle faults in which older material may be ‘thrust over’ younger material.
Fluvial - Produced by the action of a stream or river
Fresh water - As defined in this study, water with chloride concentration below the CDWQG value of 250 mg/L (EC of less than ~1,000 μS/cm).
Freshwater lens - In this study, the static body of groundwater (does not include transient recharge mounding) that floats above the denser, saline water below.

 

See also
Acronyms & Units, Water 101