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  • The first case of a Portuguese beetle living exclusively in groundwater

    A diving beetle demonstrating various adaptations to life underground, including depigmentation and evolutionary loss of eyes, was discovered in Portugal. This new to science species is the first known representative of the whole order of beetles to exclusively inhabit the underground waters of Portugal. Find out more https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190108084435.htm read more...

  • Abstract submission and registration now open 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 with Water Scarcity, the congress has... read more...

  • Excessive withdrawals and oil and gas industry deplete groundwater

    A new study finds that groundwater stores are depleted not only by excessive withdrawals, but due to injection, and potentially contamination, from the oil and gas industry in areas of deep fresh and brackish groundwater. Find out more https://physicsworld.com/a/excessive-withdrawals-and-oil-and-gas-industry-deplete-groundwater/ read more...

  • Time to renew, time to join…

    Now is the best time to renew membership, or join IAH if you haven’t already done so. Your involvement in IAH helps us in our aim to be the leading world-wide professional association for the science and practice of hydrogeology. Together – as the global groundwater family – we achieve... read more...

  • Jordan to drill ‘fossil water’ wells a half-mile underground

    Seven new wells are scheduled to be built in Jordan to tap the Disi, a deep aquifer that contains so-called fossil water that accumulated 10,000 to 30,000 years ago. It’s the last source of fresh groundwater for the country, experts say. Find out more https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/jordan-drill-fossil-water-wells-half-mile-underground-n930426 read more...

  • New education area

    Explore our new Education website area – resources, information and links for students, professionals, teachers and people of all ages curious to know more about groundwater and hydrogeology areas of interest… Find out more IAH Education section read more...

  • Groundwater discovery brings hope to UAE farmer after years of drought

    The discovery by farmers this week of fresh groundwater in Ras Al Khaimah, announced by the Environmental Protection and Development Authority, was a welcome surprise for many who once relied on farming as their main source of income. Find out more https://www.thenational.ae/uae/groundwater-discovery-brings-hope-to-rak-farmer-after-years-of-drought-1.806692 read more...

  • Malaysia to study potential use of groundwater

    The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry is conducting a thorough study on the potential of groundwater as a new source of water for the country, its Minister Xavier Jayakumar said today. Find out more https://m.malaysiakini.com/news/456798 read more...

  • Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game

    Ideally, countries should take an integrated approach to water resource management to help reduce strain on specific water resources while also extending the lifespan of a region’s water supply. This involves efficiently managing surface and groundwater resources in tandem but many African countries tend to mismanage their groundwater resources. Find... read more...

  • 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...

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