IAH Stories

  • UN-HLPF:Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies

    Callist Tindimugaya, IAH Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa, was invited to address the high-level political forum on sustainable development, which took place in July at UNHQ in New York. Dave Kreamer, IAH VP for Science and Programme, was also present for one session, and met with Callist. The overall theme... read the story...

  • KARST 2018 “Expect the Unexpected”

    In early June 2018, the symposium Karst 2018 “Expect the unexpected” was organised to honour of 80th Anniversary of Petar T. Milanović’s birth. It was held in Trebinje, eastern Bosnia & Herzegovina, located on the northern rim of one of the spectacular Dinaric karst poljes – Popovo polje in the... read the story...

  • Alpine Hydrogeology: The Critical Role of Groundwater in Sourcing the Headwaters of the World

    In May 2018 our Japanese Chapter and the Japanese Association of Groundwater Hydrology (JAGH) co-hosted a joint seminar “Alpine Hydrogeology: The Critical Role of Groundwater in Sourcing the Headwaters of the World” at the College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University, Tokyo. Ninety-seven participants attended. The seminar featured guest speakers... read the story...

  • Climate Justice Fund: Water Futures Programme sponsors 50 new members in Malawi

    The Climate Justice Fund: Water Futures Programme at the University of Strathclyde has sponsored 50 groundwater experts membership to IAH, to encourage discussion about sustainable groundwater management in Malawi, facilitate international networking, promote leadership and pursue the creation of the IAH Malawi Chapter. Through the Groundwater Division of the MoAIWD,... read the story...

  • Contaminated Sites Workshop

    In April 2018 a workshop entitled “Practical experience from contaminated sites remediation – II” was organised at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. It focused on the legislation in the area of contaminated sites, environmental loads and remediation, and also on principles of risk assessment in the process of risk analysis... read the story...

  • Groundwater matters: science and practice

    “Groundwater matters: science and practice” was the theme of the 38th Irish IAH groundwater conference held on the 24th and 25th of April 2018 in Tullamore, Rep. of Ireland. Founded in 1976, the Irish group of the IAH looks back on a well-established network and activities. As a result, again... read the story...

  • New Approaches to Groundwater Vulnerability

    The International Conference on “New Approaches to Groundwater Vulnerability” was held from 4-8 June in Ustroń, Poland. It was the third conference on contemporary groundwater vulnerability issues to be organised in Ustroń, one of the best known Polish resorts and spas in the Beskidy Mts. The conference was organised by... read the story...

  • Hydrogeology of Chalk Aquifers

    The 22nd technical days of the French Chapter (CFH) of the International Association of Hydrogeologists were organized in Le Havre, Normandy, from 24 to 26 May 2018, in co-operation with the French Association of Hydrogeologists from Public Services (AHSP) and the University of Rouen. The event was devoted to the... read the story...

  • Groundwater-2017: Essentuki, Russia

    “Groundwater-2017” was held in Essentuki, Russia from 29 November – 1 December 2017. It assembled a wide range of leading scientists and practitioners in groundwater use and assessment of reserves. The conference was organised by the Federal Subsoil Resources Management Agency, the State Commission on mineral reserves, the Geological Center... read the story...

  • Conference team effort: Groundwater and Global Change in the Western Mediterranean

    The IAH International Conference on Groundwater and Global Change in the Western Mediterranean (GWM-Change) was held most appropriately in ‘multicultural Granada’ during 6-9 November 2017. The meeting was promoted by the IAH Spanish Chapter, in collaboration with the IAH French, Italian, Moroccan, Portuguese and Tunisian Chapters and with Algerian contacts,... read the story...

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