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  • Groundwater turned into wine

    As the demand for water increased, the Cuyama Valley Groundwater Basin—the sole source of water supply in the region—began to dwindle in size. A 1998 Department of Water Resource study conducted by the state of California found water levels had dropped 150 feet in the west-central region of the …... read more...

  • China: Artificial recharge: a real solution

    The Water Channel features a wetland park in Deyang, China, build to raise awareness about the role of wetlands and Artificial recharge among the general public. Find out more http://thewaterchannel.tv/thewaterblog/424-artificial-recharge-a-real-solution   read more...

  • Paper: Keystone pipeline leak in South Dakota about double previous estimate

    (Reuters) – The Keystone crude oil pipeline leak in November in rural South Dakota was nearly double the original estimate, making it one of the largest U.S. inland spills since 2010, states a recent newspaper report. Find out more https://www.reuters.com/article/us-transcanada-pipeline-leak/keystone-pipeline-leak-in-south-dakota-about-double-previous-estimate-paper-idUSKBN1HE0T7 read more...

  • ‘Day zero’ water crises: Spain, Morocco, India and Iraq at risk as reservoirs shrink

    Shrinking reservoirs in Morocco, India, Iraq and Spain could spark the next “day zero” water crisis, according to the developers of a satellite early warning system for the world’s 500,000 dams. Report in Guardian News. Find out more https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/11/day-zero-water-crises-spain-morocco-india-and-iraq-at-risk-as-dams-shrink?CMP=share_btn_tw read more...

  • IAH Mentoring Scheme – registration open

    Registration to IAH’s mentoring scheme is now open! In 2012 IAH took first steps to establish a mentoring scheme, undertaking an initial trial and producing guidance notes etc. under the advice of a mentoring/career development expert. Since then we made further calls for participation in 2015 and 2016; we are... read more...

  • Focus on China

    We are delighted to annnounce that a Hydrogeology Journal special issue will be published later this year focusing on ‘Groundwater sustainability in fast-developing China’. In addition, there will also be a special session on Chinese hydrogeology at the IAH Congress in Daejeon in September, with currently 15 of the special... read more...

  • Argentina – When Nature Says Enough!

    A new watercourse is playing havoc with farmland and roads and even threatening a city – but also highlights the potential cost of the country’s dependence on soya beans. Find out more https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/01/argentina-new-river-soya-beans   read more...

  • GWP launch new tool to map water governance

    The Global Water Partnership (GWP) recently launched an online, interactive map showing water governance results. The map can be searched through filtered results – global, regional and transboundary river basins, and country – and by key pillars of IWRM and themes. Find out more http://www.unwater.org/gwp-launch-new-tool-map-water-governance/ read more...

  • 45th IAH Congress: Abstract deadline extended

    Abstract submission, registration and sponsorship enquiries for the 45th IAH Congress to be held in Daejeon, Korea in September 2018 is 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... read more...

  • World Water Day – response and further resources…

    The theme for World Water Day 2018 was ‘Nature for Water’ and how we can reduce floods, droughts and water pollution by using the solutions we already find in nature nature-based solutions. All too often, damaged ecosystems affect the quantity and quality of water available for people and wildlife. Still... read more...

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