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Water Resources Vocabulary (Grade 9)

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Water Resources Vocabulary

1. 
Permeable rock where groundwater is contained or flows
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
 
2. 
A natural or artificial surface body of water often used as a source for drinking water
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
3. 
Level of the ground below which is saturated with water
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
 
4. 
Structure that impounds water or controls river flow
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
5. 
Low-lying land next to a river
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
 
6. 
Water from precipitation that does not enter the ground, but drains to surface water bodies
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
7. 
Water stored within the earth below the water table
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
 
8. 
Area of land that drains to a given body of water
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
9. 
Relative clarity of water, amount of suspended materials in water
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
 
10. 
Concentration of dissolved salts in water
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
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