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  • Bottle rockets: why are we all so angry about groundwater?

    Commercial water bottling continues to spark controversy. But is it really such a big deal, or a proxy for something else? Find out more https://thespinoff.co.nz/society/03-12-2018/bottle-rockets-why-are-we-all-so-angry-about-groundwater/ read more...

  • December (Winter) News and Information magazine

    Our December (Winter 2018) News and Information magazine is now available to read, featuring resources, contributions, member matters, news, reports and initiatives. You’ll also find out more about the launch of our new corporate membership and sponsorship scheme. bit.ly/2PhaTen As always, we are happy to consider possible news articles from... read more...

  • Hydrogeology Journal: Coastal aquifers in the Middle East and North Africa region

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is probably the most water-scarce area in the world. Low precipitation and high evaporation rates lead to the scarcity of surface water resources and heavy dependence on groundwater. Excessive groundwater extraction has caused drastic decline in water tables, seawater intrusion and salinization... read more...

  • Over-Extraction of Groundwater is Driving Up Carbon Emissions

    Over-extraction of groundwater is a major environmental challenge in many parts of India. It is not only leading to rapid decline in groundwater reserves but also contributing to India’s carbon emissions, a new study has warned. Find out more https://weather.com/en-IN/india/pollution/news/2018-11-16-groundwater-carbon-emissions-india/ read more...

  • Groundwater runs short; water battles grow in Chennai

    When the thousands of water lorry drivers who shore up parched Chennai’s overtaxed water delivery system went on strike for three days last month, to protest a ruling restricting their access to groundwater, a water crisis ensued. Find out more https://www.deccanherald.com/national/groundwater-runs-short-water-702028.html read more...

  • Beware of scam emails

    We have again received reports of attempts to defraud members of IAH by scam email. Such attempts can include apparent requests from an IAH colleague for financial assistance based on a supposed emergency situation far from home. Unfortunately, these activities can take advantage of the global goodwill of IAH in... read more...

  • US Chapter presents International Service Award to Dr Wendy Robertson

    We are delighted to announce that Dr Wendy Robertson of Central Michigan University is this year’s worthy recipient of our US Chapter’s “International Service Award”. The Award recognises the efforts of hydrogeologists based in the United States who have shown an outstanding commitment to assisting the international community with groundwater-related... read more...

  • New Zealand chapter launches new website

    The New Zealand Chapter of IAH has recently launched its website. It can be accessed at https://newzealand.iah.org/ and is designed and maintained by Sally Lochhead. Already with plenty of interesting content, the website includes the details of two technical presentations to be held in Auckland and Christchurch during November and... read more...

  • First announcement for IAH’s 46th Congress, Malaga

    The IAH Spanish Chapter (IAH-GE) and the Center of Hydrogeology of the University of Malaga (CEHIUMA) are honored to host and invite you to the 46th IAH Congress in Malaga, Spain in 2019. With the overall theme of Groundwater Management and Governance – Coping Water Scarcity, we feel it is... read more...

  • A new website for our Polish national chapter

    Witamy na nowej stronie internetowej Polskiego Komitetu Narodowego Międzynarodowego Stowarzyszenia Hydrogeologów – PKN IAH. https://poland.iah.org                   Welcome to the new website of the Polish National Committee of the International Hydrogeological Association – PKN IAH. https://poland.iah.org/en/ read more...

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