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  • Win a copy of “Introducing Hydrogeology” by Nicholas Robins

    Thanks to Nick Robins and Dunedin Academic Press, we’ve a copy of “Introducing Hydrogeology” to give away in a prize draw. The draw is open to everyone interested in learning about hydrogeology/groundwater, including those wishing to pass on this knowledge such as educators and IAH members. Introducing Hydrogeology Hydrogeology is... read more...

  • Luís Ribeiro, 1955-2020

    We are sad to report that our colleague and friend Luís Ribeiro passed away day 3 April 2020. He was 64 years old. Luís was a beautiful, brilliant and inspiring person, and his sudden loss comes as a huge shock to his family and friends, as well as the academic,... read more...

  • 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...

  • The first case of a Portuguese beetle living exclusively in groundwater

    A diving beetle demonstrating various adaptations to life underground, including depigmentation and evolutionary loss of eyes, was discovered in Portugal. This new to science species is the first known representative of the whole order of beetles to exclusively inhabit the underground waters of Portugal. Find out more https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190108084435.htm read more...

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