Marine and Freshwater
Water that occupies pores and crevices in rock and soil, below the surface and above a layer of impermeable material. It is free to move gravitationally, either downwards towards the impermeable layer or by following a gradient. (Source: GEMET/ALL)
Broader: water resources management
Concept URI: https://www.informea.org/en/terms/groundwater
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with groundwater
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