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  • Home schooling? Try lessons on groundwater!

    Find out about fun lessons, activities and more, organized by topic to engage your kids in groundwater education while schools are closed. New content and lessons will be added each week. Find out more https://www.groundwater.org/learn-at-home/learn.html read more...

  • The Groundwater Project – An evolving platform for learning

    The GW-Project is aimed at updating and expanding the coverage of the famous ‘Groundwater’ textbook by Freeze and Cherry. The website has now been officially launched online, in English, Portuguese and Spanish. The website offers free books in groundwater, more than 300 authors from 24 countries are participating and writing... read more...

  • IAH and COVID-19

    One thing we know about those who work in the fields of groundwater is that they are capable of adapting approaches to cope and assist in challenging situations. COVID-19 is now one among many challenges globally. We would like to begin this message by extending our best wishes to you,... read more...

  • Cenotes of Yucatán jeopardized by pork industry, claims NGO

    The non-governmental organization Indignación told a press conference on Tuesday that the pig farming industry in Yucatán has put the region’s groundwater at risk. Residents, too, allege that the industry pollutes the sinkholes, called cenotes, that have become a source of tourism revenue. Find out more https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/cenotes-of-yucatan-jeopardized-by-pork-industry/ read more...

  • World Water Day 2020

    Usually, World Water Day on 22 March is a time to meet face-to-face and discuss how to tackle the global crisis in water and sanitation. With the new Coronovirus outbreak many of us have needed to change our plans for World Water Day events. To help, UN-Water has prepared some... read more...

  • Huge aquifer discovered off Canterbury coast could provide region with fresh water

    A huge undersea aquifer – with enough water to fill 800 million Olympic swimming pools – has been discovered off the Canterbury coast and could become a vital new source of freshwater for the region. Find out more https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/120181588/huge-aquifer-discovered-off-canterbury-coast-could-provide-region-with-fresh-water read more...

  • Natural contaminant threat to drinking water from groundwater

    More than half of the world’s population faces a looming threat to the quality and availability of their drinking water because climate change and urbanisation are expected to cause an increase in groundwater organic carbon, a new study has found. Find out more https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/science-tech/natural-contaminant-threat-drinking-water-groundwater read more...

  • Ski racers abandoning wax that improves speed amid fears about impacts on groundwater

    At ski races across the United States, competitors are starting to abandon a type of wax many count on for speed amid concerns it contains toxic chemicals that threatens human health and could reach streams and other critical groundwater sources. Find out more https://theknow.denverpost.com/2020/03/01/ski-racing-toxic-wax-ban/234623/ read more...

  • Groundwater Vulnerability and Pollution Risk Assessment

    The book is valuable for those interested in groundwater vulnerability, in risk assessment, and in environmental issues. It is aimed at land use planners, water managers, the environmental industry, regional and local environmental protection councils and students studying hydrogeology and environmental sciences. Edited by Andrzej J. Witkowski, Sabina Jakóbczyk-Karpierz, Joanna... read more...

  • Groundwater on the coast of Kenya must be managed sustainably

    The industrial sector grows along the coast of Kenya. Some of these companies, such as mining and agricultural, require plenty of water. To meet their demand, most of these industries are turning to groundwater. (In English and Spanish). Find out more https://theconversation.com/groundwater-supplies-on-kenyas-coast-must-be-managed-for-people-and-industry-124668 https://theconversation.com/el-agua-subterranea-en-la-costa-de-kenia-debe-gestionarse-de-forma-sostenible-130655     read more...

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