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  • Ian Gale, 1949-2017

    We are very sad to announce the sudden death in Exeter, Devon, at the age of 67 of Ian Gale, long time IAH member and founding co-chair of the IAH Commission on Managed Aquifer Recharge. Ian joined the Hydrogeology Group of the British Geological Survey in 1972, first working on... read more...

  • Free in HJ: Topical Collection, Groundwater-based agriculture in the Mediterranean

    A collection of eight articles in Hydrogeology Journal explores the future of groundwater-based agriculture in the Mediterranean from an interdisciplinary perspective. The imminent crisis that many groundwater economies face due to rapid and intense global change may have severe irreversible social, economic and environmental consequences, but could also be the... read more...

  • Man Sentenced to Do Research for Illegal Use of Groundwater

    An Iranian judge has sentenced a person illegally exploiting groundwater to conducting a survey on the current trend of using underground water tables. Find out more http://ifpnews.com/exclusive/man-sentenced-research-groundwater/ read more...

  • Phillipines regional water crisis by 2025: Pampanga’s groundwater source in danger

    Decades of indiscriminate domestic, agricultural and industrial use of groundwater resources have led to a significant decline in the quality of ground water sources not just in Pampanga but in the whole of Central Luzon. Find out more Read news article read more...

  • Italy Drought: 11 regions poised for state of emergency

    Rome’s public water fountains are a symbol of the city, and are a welcome source of refreshment for tourists and locals. But many of the capital’s drinking fountains were under threat of being turned off, as severe drought takes hold in Italy. To date 11 of Italy’s 20 regions are... read more...

  • August News and Information magazine

    The August edition of “News and Information” is now available to download. It features reports from a variety of key meetings, congress and event updates as well as our latest initiatives and calls to action. Find out more IAH August News and Information magazine Copy and advertising information read more...

  • 44th IAH Congress, Croatia – book now to avoid disappointment!

    Preparations by the Croatian National Chapter for the 44th Congress “Groundwater Heritage and Sustainability” (25-29 September 2017) are now moving into their final weeks. The deadline for ‘early bird’ registrations was at the end of June, by which time the organisers were well on their way towards their target for... read more...

  • Sweden’s water shortage: What you need to know

    It may not be something commonly associated with a northern European nation, but Sweden is currently fretting over water shortages in several parts of the country, and there are already visible consequences. Here’s everything you need to know about the situation…. read more...

  • Organise/Teach Groundwater-related Degree Courses?

    New Degree Course Area on IAH website We are pleased to announce that we are compiling a new “degree course” area on the IAH website. This is intended to list details of Primary or Masters degree taught courses in Hydrogeology, Groundwater Hydrology or training courses in closely related disciplines, in... read more...

  • Tracking groundwater offers clues to our ancestors’ migrations and our own gene pool

    A new study, building on a previously funded EU project and published in “Nature Communications”, explores the influence of groundwater locations on East African ancestral survival, with the suggestion that they also acted as a spur for evolution. Find out more http://cordis.europa.eu/news/rcn/201262_en.html read more...

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