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  • Low cost way to explore groundwater resources could be game changer

    UNSW Sydney water engineers have revealed that investigating and managing groundwater resources more sustainably can be achieved at lower cost by using existing Earth and atmospheric tidal data. Find out more https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/science-tech/low-cost-way-explore-groundwater-resources-could-be-game-changer read more...

  • In memory of Professor Jan Dowgiałło (1932 – 2019)

    We are sad to report the passing of Professor Jan Dowgiallo, who died on 15th May at the age of 87. Prof. Dowgiałło was one of the greatest Polish hydrogeologists and also well-known internationally. Specialising in mineral, thermal and therapeutic waters, during his career Prof. Dowgiałło published nearly 150 scientific... read more...

  • Groundwater in Sub-Saharan Africa

    We are delighted to announce that all articles in Hydrogeology Journal’s May (2019) issue have free access until the end of June. This special issue focuses on the generally under-utilized groundwater resources in Sub-Saharan Africa, and highlights the urgent need to use groundwater to address a range of socio-economic problems.... read more...

  • Updates and early birds for IAH’s 46th Congress, Malaga

    Thanks to over 700 abstracts having been received for this year’s congress in Malaga, the scientific committee will have plenty to keep them busy in the upcoming weeks. The review process is well under way; abstract acceptances are on track to be issued by 15th June. The committee advises that... read more...

  • The dawn rush to use the public hand pump…

    Men and women rising before dawn and rushing to the public handpump to fetch their share of water of the day, is an everyday sight in the tiny hamlet of Kondaparthi. “We queue up for hours to fetch water,” Vijaya says, “It takes half-an-hour to fill a 20 litre container.... read more...

  • Your opinion counts – 2019 IAH survey

    We are currently undertaking a survey to seek opinions about how we’re doing and ideas for new benefits and services IAH might provide to its members and supporters. Can you spare a few minutes to give your feedback and suggestions? The survey will be open until the end of August... read more...

  • Applied Hydrogeology Award 2019 – call for nominations

    We are pleased to call for nominations for the 2019 ‘Applied Hydrogeology Award’. A panel appointed by IAH Council will be particularly interested to receive nominations for practising hydrogeologists who have made an outstanding contribution to the application of hydrogeology and an increase in living standards ideally in developing countries... read more...

  • Queensland groundwater plan approved: questions remain over modelling

    The Queensland government has approved the groundwater management plan for the controversial Adani coal extraction project. This follows advice from CSIRO and Geoscience Australia in which “a number of limitations” requiring additional work had been identified. Find out more https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/apr/09/coalition-approves-adani-groundwater-plan-despite-questions-over-modelling read more...

  • Groundwater springs harbour hidden viruses

    In many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, groundwater springs are a vital, precious source of water. They can also be a reservoir of disease. Researchers have reported on aquifers in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda that contain diverse communities of viruses – including those that present a risk to human health. Find... read more...

  • A new website for our Netherlands Chapter

    Our Netherlands chapter is proud to announce their new website, https://netherlands.iah.org. On the website you will find information about the committee, which includes Ane Wiersma (secretary and treasurer) and Niels Hartog (President). Both are fairly new to their roles, working together with Michael van der Valk. The website also has... read more...

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