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  • 2021 IAH Annual General Meeting (AGM/General Assembly)

    Notice is given that the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists will be held at The Square, Mont des Arts, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium and online at 1700 BST on 7th September 2021 (during the 48th IAH congress). All members of the Association who have fully paid... read more...

  • IAH in progression – survey

    Introduction The Forward Look Action Plan (2011-20) arose out of consultations with Council and IAH members, including a meeting of volunteers. Actions were set out under five headings: Education and academic development Internal development of IAH Informing and influencing global policy Enhancing alliances with external agencies Developing the science of... read more...

  • 2021 IAH Council elections – voting open

    Following the sad passing of Ralf Klingbeil and Devinder Kumar Chadha, we now have elections to fill their vacant posts on IAH Council. Voting is now open and all IAH members who have paid their subscriptions are entitled to vote. IAH is run by a Council of 13 members who... read more...

  • Yellowstone’s most famous geyser could shut down, with huge ramifications

    Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park’s most famous geyser, is a sight to behold, shooting tens of thousands of litres of boiling water hundreds of feet into the air almost every hour. But a new climate assessment and a recent study have shown that rising temperatures, reduced snowfall and increased rain... read more...

  • Iran is draining its aquifers dry

    Iran is using more groundwater than can be naturally recharged, according to an analysis of national data. And even as more wells are tapped into the ground each year, their overall output keeps dropping. Groundwater amounts to 60% of the country’s total supply and is consumed almost entirely by agriculture.... read more...

  • Texas must address groundwater future, says expert

    Texas groundwater common law is fundamentally based on principles developed in ancient Rome. Long-term water security is essential for the future of Texas, and the state acutely needs a common law system that can balance world-scale agricultural activity, industrial development and urban growth while also protecting private property rights. Find... read more...

  • Study analyzes the risk of karst groundwater contamination to human consumption

    Researchers analyzed the presence of several pollutants in water from many karst aquifers of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, relating fast infiltration processes to an increased concentration of these substances. During rainfall events when aquifers recharge the concentration of pollutants and pathogenic microorganisms can significantly exceed the safe... read more...

  • Watch: keynotes from Malaga, 2019

    While a bit slower than we’d have liked, we’re happy to announce that the final batch of keynote lectures from our Malaga congress is now available to watch on IAH’s Vimeo and YouTube channels, namely: Marijke Huysmans – Dealing with geological heterogeneity and uncertainty in groundwater modelling; Hervé Jourde –... read more...

  • Groundwater monitoring with seismic instruments

    Researchers at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), together with colleagues from Nepal, have demonstrated an elegant method to track groundwater dynamics in high mountains using seismic waves. Find out more https://www.waterworld.com/environmental/press-release/14204061/groundwater-monitoring-with-seismic-instruments read more...

  • Latest members’ alert has landed

    Our latest alert has just landed in members’ inboxes. It contains information about our Hydrogeology Journal content, access to which which members automatically receive (as well as discounts on open access publishing in the journal); 3 calls for participation; a book prize draw and opportunities for free online registration for... read more...

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