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- A liquid that results from water collecting contaminants as it trickles through wastes, agricultural pesticides or fertilizers. Leachate may occur in farming areas, feedlots, and landfills, and may result in hazardous substances entering surface water, ground water, or soil.
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- ATV, Conjunctive use, Existing ground, Ground water table, Harrow, Mulch, Observation well, Offstream uses, Original ground (surface), Seep, spring, Sprinkler irrigation, Terrain, topography, Well, Withdrawal, yield