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  • Soil Could Filter Antibiotics from Treated Wastewater, Protecting Groundwater

    Soil may be a natural filter that can act as a tertiary treatment for wastewater, preventing antibiotics from contaminating groundwater, according to researchers who conducted a study at Penn State‘s Living Filter. Find out more Science and Technology Research News read more...

  • New website for our Groundwater and Energy Commission

    The IAH Groundwater and Energy Commission website is now up and running at https://gwenergy.iah.org/ Stay tuned for more updates on upcoming events and ongoing initiatives of the commission! Grant Ferguson, Commission Chair read more...

  • IAH Awards announced in Korea

    The 2018 IAH awards were announced at the General Assembly (Annual General Meeting) of the Association, held on Tuesday 11 September during the Korea congress, and presented by Antonio Chambel, IAH President. IAH’s Applied Hydrogeology Award is presented to “a groundwater professional who has made an outstanding contribution to the... read more...

  • Free from our Hydrogeology Journal: Sixty years of global progress in managed aquifer recharge

    We are delighted to announce open access of “Sixty years of global progress in managed aquifer recharge”, one of a series of articles developed by IAH’s Commission on Managing Aquifer Recharge (MAR). The last 60 years has seen unprecedented groundwater extraction and overdraft as well as development of new technologies... read more...

  • Tehran Faces Crisis As Iran’s Water Supply Runs Low

    Tehran could soon be the epicenter of the Iran’s water crisis. The city has grown rapidly in recent decades, its population now near 8.5 million. As rural areas exhaust their water resources, Tehran is expected to grow even more. Find out more https://www.circleofblue.org/2018/middle-east/tehran-faces-crisis-as-irans-water-supply-runs-low/ read more...

  • Congress time again

    We’re busy making last minute plans ahead of IAH’s congress, fully aware that the organising committee in Korea is working hard to make this year’s event a success. During congress, as well as strong representation from IAH Council, Commissions and Networks and Chapters, Ian Davey, Executive Manager will be attending... read more...

  • What lives beneath: Microbes in NZ groundwater have vital role in processing contaminants

    By looking at the whole range of organisms that are there and how they change in response to contaminants, scientists can start building a picture of the stress a groundwater environment is under. Changes in water quality will be seen in changes to biological diversity. Find out more https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/106280426/what-lives-beneath-microbes-in-nz-groundwater-have-vital-role-in-processing-contaminants read more...

  • 2018 IAH Annual General Meeting

    Notice is given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists will be held at the Daejeoun Convention Centre on Tuesday 11th September from 18.15-19.00. All members of the Association who have fully paid their subscriptions for the current year are entitled to attend and participate... read more...

  • Earthquakes can be attenuated by groundwater

    Researchers from EPFL and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris have found that the presence of pressurized fluid in surrounding rock can reduce the intensity of earthquakes triggered by underground human activities like geothermal energy production. Find out more https://actu.epfl.ch/news/earthquakes-can-be-attenuated-by-groundwater/   read more...

  • Cape drought: What’s happening to our groundwater?

    It would be a pity if all the energy and money spent on groundwater drought relief projects over the past couple of months does not realise some meaningful contribution to better understanding of groundwater in and around Cape Town. Find out more https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-07-30-cape-drought-whats-happening-to-our-groundwater/ read more...

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