# Math

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Your municipality withdraws 10,000 gallons per day from an aquifer that originally held 1,000,000 gallons. The recharge rate to the aquifer is 2,000 gallons per day.

Determine how long it will take before the aquifer is depleted

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it loses 8000 gal/day

1000000/8000 = 125 days

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