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  • ARTESIAN WELLS, the name properly applied to watersprings rising above the surface of the ground by natural hydrostatic pressure, on boring a small hole down through a series of strata to a water-carrying bed enclosed between two impervious layers; the name is, however, sometimes loosely applied to any deep well, even when the water is obtained by pumping.
  • It was the first of the deep artesian wells of the continent.
  • The city water supply, owned by a private corporation, is obtained from artesian wells with a capacity of 40,000,000 gallons a day.
  • Besides these there are II public and 1375 private artesian wells in the city.
  • In the southern suburbs two artesian wells,1800-2000ft.