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.
It was the first of the deep artesian wells of the continent.
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.
Besides these there are II public and 1375 private artesian wells in the city.
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.
There are several artesian wells.
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.
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.
Much has been done in parts of Australia by means of artesian wells.
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.
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.
It may come to the surface in springs, upon the artesian principle, or it may collect and remain in mountain hollows.
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.
The city's water-supply is drawn from artesian wells.
The city owns and operates the electric-lighting plant and artesian water-works.
The city's water supply is obtained from artesian wells.
G.) Artesian Water.
- 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.
Hot water (175° F.) from artesian wells near the city is utilized for the natatorium and to heat many residences and public buildings.
Artesian wells are much used in the south-east.
Artesian wells are used in places, as in the stock country of the Baboquivari valley.