Flow and Storage in Groundwater Systems

  title={Flow and Storage in Groundwater Systems},
  author={William Morgan Alley and Richard W. Healy and James W. Labaugh and Thomas E. Reilly},
  pages={1985 - 1990}
The dynamic nature of groundwater is not readily apparent, except where discharge is focused at springs or where recharge enters sinkholes. Yet groundwater flow and storage are continually changing in response to human and climatic stresses. Wise development of groundwater resources requires a more complete understanding of these changes in flow and storage and of their effects on the terrestrial environment and on numerous surface-water features and their biota. 

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