Groundwater level formula (Water Overlay)

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Groundwater level is calculated per cell.

Where:

  • = The height (column) of the saturated zone.
  • = The amount of water in the saturated zone. The height of the water column if the equivalent amount of water was placed on the surface.
  • = The WATER_STORAGE_PERCENTAGE of the underground terrain type, used here as a fraction.
  • = The groundwater level, relative to datum. Also known as the watertable.

Related

The following topics are related to this formula.

Features
Groundwater
Formulas
Underground flow formula
Underground evaporation formula
Surface infiltration formula
Underground infiltration formula
Underground seepage formula
Models
Surface model
Underground model
Evaporation model
Infiltration model