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Groundwater in Coastal Areas

Under islands and near sea coasts, the freshwater extends to a considerable depth in the aquifer below sea level. As a result, the underground boundary between the fresh water and saltwater of the sea is inclined as shown in the following figure. If withdrawal by pumping is not excessive, the recharge of fresh water on …