recovery

(1) Rising movement of the water table or the piezometric surface caused by recharge following upon a period of depletion.

(2) Rising of the water level or piezometric surface in and around a pumped well after stoppage of pumping.

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 24, 2014 .