0 [Deleted User] Asked: May 6, 20202020-05-06T22:14:12+05:30 2020-05-06T22:14:12+05:30In: Snow& water What heats the water in a hot spring? 0 What heats the water in a hot spring? Share Facebook 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent Charu New Delhi, 602 Questions 2k Answers 4 Best Answers 2k Points View Profile Charu Added an answer on May 6, 2020 at 10:41 pm The water issuing from a hot spring is heated by geothermal heat, essentially heat from the Earth’s interior. In general, the temperature of rocks within the Earth increases with depth. The rate of temperature increase with depth is known as the “geothermal gradient”. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.