"surface water" German translation
The distinction between groundwater and surface water is not always clear.
Some countries rely on ground water, others on surface water.
Approximately half of the country is supplied from ground water sources; the rest relies on surface water.
We have, in English, surface water and ground water.
So it is most important to stop nitrate from leaching into groundwater and surface water.
Usage examples for "surface water" in German
surealism · surely · sureness · surer · surest · surety · suretyship · surf · surface · surface-active · surface-water · surfacecharacter · surfaced · surfacer · surfaces · surfacetension · surfacetreatment · surface  · surfacing · surfactant · Surfbird
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