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Permeability - A physical property of the porous medium providing an indication of how easily water will flow through the material. Has dimensions Length2. When measured in cm2, the value of permeability is very small, therefore more practical units are commonly used - Darcy (D) or millidarcy (mD). One darcy is equivalent to 9.86923×10−9 cm².
Precipitation - Rainfall and snowfall, expressed as depth of water equivalent which accumulates on land or water, measured with rain gauges. Not all precipitation infiltrates to the aquifer.

 

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Acronyms & Units, Water 101