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A

abutment

acre-foot (acre-ft)
aeration
alkaline
alkalinity

appurtenance
aqueduct

aquifer
aquifer (confined)
aquifer (unconfined)
artesian water
assessment

B
bacteria
base flow
base
bedrock
benefit
berm

C
chlorine
coliform bacteria
commercial water use
condensation
conduit
conservancy act
conservancy district
conservation easement
consumptive use
contaminant
conveyance

core

crest

cut-off wall
cubic feet per second (cfs)

D
dam

dam safety initiatve

depletion
desalinization
discharge
disinfection
domestic water use
drainage basin
drip irrigation
drawdown
drought
dry dam

E
effluent
emergency spillway

encroachment

equal conveyance reduction
erosion
estuary
evaporation
evapotranspiration

F
feature

filtration
flood

flood, 500-year
flood, 100-year

floodgate
flooding factor

flood insurance program
flood stage
floodplain

floodplain encroachment
floodplain preservation

floodwall

floodway

floodway fringe

floodway rise

flowing well/spring

freeboard
freshwater

G
gage height
gaging station

geomorphic
geyser
glacier

grade control structure
greywater
groundwater
groundwater, confined
groundwater mining
groundwater recharge
groundwater, unconfined

H
hardness
headwater(s)

high-water event
hydraulic conductivity
hydroelectric power water use

hydrograph
hydrologic cycle
hydrology

J
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K

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Q
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Y
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Z
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