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- Material spread on the ground to reduce soil erosion and evaporation of water. Any substance spread or allowed to remain on the soil surface to conserve soil moisture and shield soil particles from the erosive forces of raindrops and runoff.
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- ATV, Conjunctive use, Existing ground, Ground water table, Harrow, Leachate, Observation well, Offstream uses, Original ground (surface), Seep, spring, Sprinkler irrigation, Terrain, topography, Well, Withdrawal, yield