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A well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring, or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers. The well water is drawn by a pump, or using containers, such as buckets, that are raised mechanically or by hand. (Wikipedia)

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Hydraulic structures
N/AWater supply

This term is used for the following terms: 
Water wells

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