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  • Register now for IAH’s 45th congress, Korea

    Registration and sponsorship enquiries for the 45th IAH Congress to be held in Daejeon, Korea in September 2018 remains open! Hosted by the IAH Korean National Chapter, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) and Korean Society of Soil and Groundwater Environment (KoSSGE), the congress will focus on how... read more...

  • Malta warned of low groundwater levels

    The European Environment Agency’s European Waters report for 2018 says that Malta is among the three southern member states, the others being Cyprus and Spain, where the groundwater levels are drying up fast. Find out more https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20180710/local/malta-warned-of-low-groundwater-levels.683985 read more...

  • New Degree Course Area

    We are pleased to confirm that we have implemented a new “degree course” area on the IAH website. The listing is intended to provide details of Primary, Masters and Postgraduate degree taught courses in Hydrogeology, Groundwater Hydrology and formal CPD training courses in closely related disciplines. It has been formatted... read more...

  • Kenya takes a look into the unknown: Its underground water reserves

    Few visitors to the sparkling seas that lap the miles of sand along Kenya’s Diani beach would know that all the water in their taps comes from boreholes sunk into aquifers – underground reservoirs of freshwater that are also used by residents, businesses and agriculture. Find put more https://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-water-management/kenya-takes-a-look-into-the-unknown-its-underground-water-reserves-idUSKBN1JS0UZ read more...

  • In memory of Dr. Mario Alberto HERNÁNDEZ (1942-2018)

    Fue un muy importante impulsor de la ciencia y en especial de la Hidrogeología en la Argentina, y en ese marco integró las Comisiones Fundadoras del Capítulo Argentino de la Asociación Internacional de Hidrogeólogos y ejerció la Presidencia de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Hidrología Subterránea para el Desarrollo (ALHSUD) en... read more...

  • Groundwater could trigger earthquakes

    Study explores whether seasonal fluctuations in local aquifers might explain cycle of expansion and contraction, potentially triggering earthquakes. Find out more https://www.livescience.com/62890-groundwater-levels-major-earthquakes.html read more...

  • MAR in Integrated Water Management

    IAH’s Commission for Managing Aquifer Recharge (MAR) is pleased to announce that the second special issue to be published out of ISMAR9 has just been published in the Springer journal Sustainable Water Resources Management on the theme MAR in Integrated Water Management – and will be free to access. This... read more...

  • GRIPP, supported by IAH, gives commentary to the UN-Water SDG 6 Synthesis Report

    As you may be aware, UN-Water is presently seeking feedback on their SDG 6 Synthesis Report, which will help inform the assessment by the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) of the progress of achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) on Clean Water and Sanitation. GRIPP, a... read more...

  • India facing the ‘worst water crisis in its history’

    India is facing its worst-ever water crisis, with some 600 million people facing acute water shortage, a government think-tank says, with 21 cities likely to run out of groundwater by 2020. Find out more https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-44492994 read more...

  • Free from Hydrogeology Journal: Celebrating 50 years of SWIMs (Salt Water Intrusion Meetings)

    The year 2018 marks half a century since the first SWIM (Salt Water Intrusion Meeting) was held in Germany. This was celebrated (i) during the 25th SWIM in Gdańsk, Poland (17-22 June), covering topics like seawater intrusion, coastal groundwater management and submarine groundwater discharge, and (ii) with a topical collection... read more...

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