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Water use and the water cycle
Water use and the water cycle

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Wednesday, 6 Jul 2022, 01:42
Site: Open Learning
Course: Water use and the water cycle (S278_12)
Glossary: S278_12 Glossary
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Saline intrusion

A wedge of seawater under fresh groundwater near a coastline, caused by excessive groundwater extraction.

Saline water

Surface water with a high TDS; this is seawater in the oceans and some lakes.

Salinisation

The accumulation of salts in the soil that may occur with irrigated agriculture.