ARTESIAN WELLS, the name properly applied to watersprings rising above the surface of the ground by natural hydrostatic pressure, on boring a small hole down through a series of strata to a water-carrying bed enclosed between two impervious layers; the name is, however, sometimes loosely applied to any deep well, even when the water is obtained by pumping.
It was the first of the deep artesian wells of the continent.
Besides these there are II public and 1375 private artesian wells in the city.
In the southern suburbs two artesian wells,1800-2000ft.
The city water supply, owned by a private corporation, is obtained from artesian wells with a capacity of 40,000,000 gallons a day.
Portion of Oahu for several hundred feet has been discovered by artesian borings through coral-rock.
The cultivation of the cane was greatly encouraged by the Reciprocity Treaty of 1875, which established practically free trade between the islands and the United States, and since 1879 it has been widely extended by means of irrigation, the water being obtained both by pumping from numerous artesian wells and by conducting surface water through canals and ditches.
Much has been done in parts of Australia by means of artesian wells.
In Europe this mode of well-boring was first practised in the French province of Artois, whence the name of Artesian is derived.
The municipality owns and operates its water-works, water being obtained from artesian wells.
In a few localities, notably in South Dakota, the Yakima valley of Washington, San Joaquin, and San Bernardino valleys of California, San Luis valley of Colorado, and Utah valley of Utah, water from artesian wells was also used for the irrigation of from 1 to 160 acres.
The municipality owns and operates the water-works, the water-supply being obtained from artesian wells.
The city owns and operates its electric-lighting plant and its water-supply system, the water, of exceptional purity, being obtained from artesian wells 4 m.
The city owns and operates the water-works and electric-lighting plant; the water-supply is derived from artesian wells.
There is an artesian well of sulphureous water with a temperature of 153° Fahr.
The town draws a supply of natural gas, used for lighting, heat and motive power, from deep artesian borings first made in 1891.
Within the castle is an artesian well, the only water-supply, save that collected in rain tanks, on the island.
The water supply is from artesian wells.
In the south artesian wells, and in the Great Valley the rivers of the Sierra slope, are the main source of water-supply.
The municipal water supply is obtained from artesian wells.
The municipality owns the water-works, the water-supply being obtained from artesian wells.
The city has various manufactures, including fire-arms, calendar clocks, traction engines, electrical appliances, patent chains, incubators, autophones, artesian well drills, salt, cement, window glass and wallpaper.
Memphis is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishopric. The city is supplied with water from more than eighty artesian wells, having an average depth of about 400 ft.
Subsequently the streets were cleansed and repaved, an improved sewer system was put in operation, and the water supply was obtained from artesian wells.
The municipality owns its waterworks, the water being obtained from eleven artesian wells, and being chemically similar to that of Waukesha Springs.
Daguerre for the invention of photography, the grant for the publication of the works of P. Fermat and Laplace, the acquisition of the museum of Cluny, the development of railways and electric telegraphs, the improvement of the navigation of the Seine, and the boring of the artesian wells at Grenelle.
Water was at that time in remote parts of the city drawn from artesian wells.
Artesian wells are used in places, as in the stock country of the Baboquivari valley.
Artesian wells are much used in the south-east.
Hot water (175° F.) from artesian wells near the city is utilized for the natatorium and to heat many residences and public buildings.
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- Before actual boring proved that the belief was well founded, it had long been scientifically demonstrated that water would probably be obtained in the Cretaceous formation which underlies the whole of the north-west of New South Wales; and it is probable that the artesian water-bearing - basin extends much farther south than was previously supposed.
Artesian water is also obtainable in other than Cretaceous rocks.
The city's water supply is obtained from artesian wells.
The city owns and operates the electric-lighting plant and artesian water-works.
The city's water-supply is drawn from artesian wells.
Under French administration the town has been rebuilt, placed (1905) in railway communication with the coast, and given an ample water supply by the sinking of artesian wells.
It may come to the surface in springs, upon the artesian principle, or it may collect and remain in mountain hollows.
East Orange has a fine water-works system, which it owns and operates; the water supply is obtained from artesian wells at White Oaks Ridge, in the township of Milburn (about 10 m.
Jack concluded that western Queensland might be a deep artesian basin.
Deep. In New South Wales by the 30th of June 1903, the government had put down 101 bores producing 66 flowing wells and 22 sub-artesian wells, with a total discharge of 54,000,000 gallons a day; and there were also 144 successful private wells.
The wells were first called artesian in the belief that the ascent of the water in them was due to the hydrostatic pressure of water at a higher level in the Queensland hills.
The present water supply, introduced in 1884, is brought from the commune of Trebaseleghe, where it is collected from 120 artesian wells.
That it is due to water-pressure, as in artesian wells (" hydrostatic " or " artesian " theory).
The artesian well system previously adopted for obtaining brine and water.
To secure this marvellous return, with an annual rainfall of 26 in., as much as 52,000,000 gallons of water are pumped per 24 hours from artesian wells on one estate alone.
Thousands of artesian wells have been bored, the region between Los Angeles, Santa Clara and San Bernardino being one of the most important artesian well regions of the world.
The plains, except in the south-east corner, are underlaid by sheets of water-bearing sandstone, which carry a volume of water under such pressure that in the valleys of the James river and the Missouri river and its western tributaries a strong surface flow may be obtained from artesian wells.
The artesian basin of the east part of the state is fairly well developed, several wells having a flow of from 2000 to 435 0 gallons per minute and a pressure of 150 lb to the square inch.
Water for irrigation purposes is often derived from artesian wells, which are very numerous in the S.
Under French rule its productive ' ness has been largely increased by the sinking of artesian wells in districts which only required water to make them fertile.
There are several artesian wells.
The municipal water-works are supplied from a deep artesian well.
At short distances from the town are the intermittent artesian spring Solensprudel, the Schonbornsprudel and the Theresienquelle; and in the same valley as Kissingen are the minor spas of Bocklet and Briickenau.
The municipality owns the waterworks, the water being obtained from artesian wells.
There are about 150 privately owned artesian wells.
The municipality owns and operates its waterworks; the water supply is obtained from artesian wells.
The fosse is laid out in vegetable gardens; public gardens have been constructed outside the walls; and artesian wells have been bored by the government.
It has an excellent artesian water-supply.
Sanitation, however, is improving and much good has resulted from the boring of numerous artesian wells which yield good water.
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At this period the supply of the raw material was insufficient to admit of any important development in the industry, and before the drilling of artesian wells for petroleum was initiated by Drake the " coal-oil " or shale-oil industry had assumed considerable proportions in the United States.
The company formed to execute his project became simply an agricultural concern and by the sinking of artesian wells created an oasis of olive and palm trees.
Numerous artesian wells furnish the city with an ample supply of water of unusual excellence.