artesian artesian  /ˌɑr ˈti ʒən/


  • (adj) (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure


  1. Drawn by artesian water, kangaroos infest Oxley Station, a cattle property in western New South Wales.
  2. Bread and milk factories in the city are now getting their water from recently drilled artesian wells.
  3. This artesian spring produces 3,000 gallons of freshwater every minute, making it the purest water for miles.


  1. 3 wounded in Marquette Park shooting

    Three people were shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood on Saturday afternoon. The shooting occurred near the intersection of 72nd Street and Artesian Avenue. Two people were listed in serious-to-critical condition and the third person was in fair-to-serious condition, according …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

  2. 3 shot, wounded in Chicago Lawn

    Two teenagers and a man were shot and wounded around 2:15 p.m. Saturday in the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue in Chicago Lawn. A 15-year-old boy was shot in the right arm, a 19-year-old man was shot in the right leg and a 23-year-old man was shot in the back, police said. Two of the three victims, described as being in critical condition, were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times


  1. "One of the greatest benefits of such a plant is that it secures the long-term sustainability of the Great Artesian Basin," Mr Rann said.
    on Feb 13, 2006 By: Mike Rann Source: Ninemsn

  2. As Mr Howard says, "the rivers and systems and the Great Artesian Basin : are no respecters of state borders".
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: John Howard Source: The Age

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