Water School

What is percolation?

Percolation is the movement of water through soil and its layers by force of gravity.




The information provided on this site is intended as background on water within the Brazos River basin. There should be no expectation that this information is all encompassing, complete or in any way examines every aspect of this very complex natural resource.

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