Groundwater is the water stored beneath Earth’s surface in aquifers (layers of water-bearing rock or sand). It is used for human and stock drinking water, irrigation, and industry, and also has a role in sustaining some rivers, lakes, and wetlands, especially during low-flow periods. The health of surface-water ecosystems also depends on groundwater.
Estimated national groundwater volumes by year and aquifer type (confined, or unconfined)
aquifer_ty = aquifer type
cubicm = estimated groundwater volume in cubic metres (m3)
This dataset relates to the "Groundwater physical stocks" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.
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|1.||Data quality information for Average estimated national groundwater volume per year||283 KB||
|2.||Groundwater component of the Water Physical Stock Account (WPSA)||2.35 MB||
|Columns||aquifer_type, year, cubicm|
|Services||Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed|
|Added||29 Sep 2015|
|Revisions||6 - Browse all revisions|
|Current revision||Imported on Sept. 29, 2015 from CSV .|