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  • Satellite Radar “Sees” Invisible Changes in Groundwater Levels

    Satellite radar could potentially supplement other groundwater monitoring systems, or serve as a primary tool in places where no monitoring is done … Find out more https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/satellites/satellite-radar-sees-invisible-changes-in-groundwater-levels read more...

  • Excitement as company drilling for water hits gas in Kajiado County, Kenya

    There is an excitement in Kipeto village in Kajiado County after a company contracted to drill for water hit a flammable gas at a depth of around 200 meters that has been burning for days and what locals perceive to be natural gas in what is block 14T operated by... read more...

  • Botched gauge settings might have contaminated Fukushima groundwater

    The discovery of falsely configured monitoring equipment at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant means the groundwater flowing underneath it might have gotten contaminated. Find out more https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/09/29/national/radioactive-water-may-leaking-fukushima-reactor-buildings-since-april-tepco/#.WdXxgLpFwRY read more...

  • Probiotics help poplar trees clean up contaminated groundwater

    Researchers have used poplar trees fortified with a microbe to clean up groundwater contaminated with trichloroethylene, or TCE. Find out more https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170814161955.htm 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...

  • 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...

  • UK Groundwater Forum

    The revised and updated version of the UK Groundwater Forum’s popular publication was launched on 13th September at Groundwater: Managing our Hidden Asset, a two day conference co-convened by the IAH British National Chapter and the Hydrogeology Group of the Geological Society to celebrate IAH’s 60th anniversary and the Geological... read more...

  • India: Mixed groundwater responses to recent rainfall

    We have previously reported on the declining groundwater levels in various parts of India in response to heavy groundwater abstraction and lack of rainfall. The recent spate of moderate to heavy rains is reported to have had mixed impacts in different areas of the country. In Hyderabad the rains may have... read more...

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