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Glossary

Sustainable- sustainability is the long-term maintenance of well being, which has environmental, economic, and social dimensions.

Aquifers- a wet underground layer of water bearing  pemeable rock or unconsolidated materials gravel sand or siltfrom which groundwater  can be usefully extracted using a  water well
Watershed- A watershed is the area of land where all of the water that is under it or drains off of it goes into the same place.

Manure- organic matter used as orgainic fertilizer inagriculture

Ammonia- A compound of nitrogen an dhydrogen with the formula NH3.

Nitrates- conjugate base of nitric acid, consisting of one central nitrogen atom  surrounded by three identically-bonded oxygen atoms in a trigonal planer arrangement.

Fertilizer-  inorganic material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is added to a soil to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.

Pesticides- substances or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest.

Culvert-  is a device used to channel water. It may be used to allow water to pass underneath a road, railway, or embankment


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