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  • Groundwater depletion could be significant source of atmospheric carbon dioxide

    Humans may be adding large amounts of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by using groundwater faster than it is replenished Find out more https://news.agu.org/press-release/groundwater-depletion-significant-source-of-carbon-dioxide/ read more...

  • Russian Inquiry Releases Findings Into Mir Mine Flooding Tragedy

    One of the main reasons was the anomalous hydrogeological complexity of the deposit conditioned by a system of unfavorably underlying cracks in the structural fault. Find out more http://www.idexonline.com/FullArticle?Id=43525 read more...

  • Artificial sweeteners in groundwater indicate contamination from septic systems

    The presence of artificial sweeteners in rural groundwater shows evidence for contamination by local septic system wastewater, researchers from the University of Waterloo have found. Find out more https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171107092825.htm read more...

  • Consulting community helps assess groundwater degradation

    An international collaboration has used a participatory rural appraisal (PRA) approach during a groundwater resources investigation in Yemen. Find out more http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/70328 read more...

  • Groundwater – Invisible Treasures

    Reliable access to water is still a problem in Africa. The Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), a group of 30 international partners, is committed to providing greater security of supply and sustainable management.  Find out more http://gripp.iwmi.org/2017/10/20/invisible-treasures-groundwater-for-africa/ read more...

  • IAH Karst Commission welcomes new team of Chairs

    After eight years in office, the IAH Karst Commission (KC) has been handed over to a new team of Chairs. As IAH members will recall, Nico Goldscheider (Germany) served as Chair of this Commission from 2009 to 2017, supported by two Co-Chairs, Neven Kresic (USA) and Jiang Guanghui (China). Over... read more...

  • Cape Town needs to start drilling for groundwater now

    The City of Cape Town is looking for alternative sources of water to get through the current drought. They’re desperate to find as much as 500 megalitres of water per day from sources including groundwater, desalination and the use of waste water. Find out more https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2017-10-19-capewatergate-we-need-to-start-drilling-for-groundwater-now/#.We5CI2hSzIU read more...

  • IAH Awards announced in Dubrovnik

    The 2017 IAH awards were announced at the General Assembly (Annual General Meeting) of the Association, held on Tuesday 26 September during the Dubrovnik congress, and presented by Antonio Chambel, IAH President. The Presidents’ Award is determined by the current and past presidents. In 2017 the award was given to... read more...

  • Satellite Radar “Sees” Invisible Changes in Groundwater Levels

    Satellite radar could potentially supplement other groundwater monitoring systems, or serve as a primary tool in places where no monitoring is done … Find out more https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/satellites/satellite-radar-sees-invisible-changes-in-groundwater-levels read more...

  • Excitement as company drilling for water hits gas in Kajiado County, Kenya

    There is an excitement in Kipeto village in Kajiado County after a company contracted to drill for water hit a flammable gas at a depth of around 200 meters that has been burning for days and what locals perceive to be natural gas in what is block 14T operated by... read more...

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