Water in the UK
Water in the UK

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Water in the UK

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Saline intrusion

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

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

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