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  • May News and Information magazine

    Our May newsletter is now online, featuring World Water Day, meeting and other reports, as well as the usual mix of groundwater resources and IAH news and calls. We are happy to consider possible news articles from our members and others in groundwater-related professions. We also accept commercial advertisements. All... read more...

  • Applied Hydrogeology Award 2022 – open for nominations

    We are pleased to call for nominations for the 2022 ‘Applied Hydrogeology Award’. This award aims to recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution to the application of hydrogeology, resulting in an increase in living standards in low and middle income countries. We would especially like to receive nominations... read more...

  • Groundwater for Sustainable Livelihoods and Equitable Growth

    Edited by: Viviana Re, Rodrigo Lilla Manzione, Tamiru A. Abiye, Aditi Mukherji, Alan MacDonald Groundwater for Sustainable Livelihoods and Equitable Growth explores how groundwater, often invisibly, improves peoples’ lives and livelihoods. This unique collection of 19 studies captures experiences of groundwater making a difference in 16 countries in Africa, South... read more...

  • Poverty Reduction and Groundwater

    Just ahead of World Water Day we are delighted to release a further title in the IAH Strategic Overview Series (IAH-SOS), which draws the attention of a broader audience in the water and development sectors to the critical importance of groundwater for poverty reduction in developing countries. Download the paper... read more...

  • World Water Day: Groundwater – making the invisible visible

    22 March is UN World Water Day, which this year is devoted to groundwater. Groundwater is a vital resource, out of sight, but almost everywhere under our feet. It provides up to half the world’s drinking water. Our food supply, natural environment and sanitation all rely on groundwater. Without better... read more...

  • Abstracts open – IAH 49th Congress, China

    Abstract submission for our IAH 2022 is now open. With the theme “Groundwater Sustainability and Poverty Reduction” and your active knowledge and participation, we believe this congress hosted by colleages in China this September will be a great success. Key topics for submission: Groundwater Sustainability and Poverty Reduction Groundwater Dependent... read more...

  • In memoriam – Obituario: Professor Ramón Llamas (1931-2021)

    En Español – Obituario: Dr. Manuel Ramón Llamas Madurga Manuel Ramón Llamas Madurga, was born in Valladolid, Spain, on October 3, 1931. He completed his civil engineering degree at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, in 1956 and enrolled simultaneously in a geology degree at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid,... read more...

  • Make a Difference in Groundwater

    São Paulo-Brussels Groundwater Declaration – shared challenges, share the will worldwide! Last year, when the IAH had two international congresses, IAH National Chapters in Brazil and Belgium, along with the IAH Executive Committee, Associação Brasileira de Águas Subterrâneas (ABAS), and Asociación Latinoamericana de Hidrología Subterránea para el Desarrollo (ALHSUD) launched... read more...

  • In Memoriam: Prof. Giorgio Ghiglieri

    Giorgio Ghiglieri, full professor of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology at the Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences at the University of Cagliari, suddenly passed away on August 10, 2021 at the age of 58. Giorgio achieved his degree in Geology at the University of Cagliari and the PhD degrees in... read more...

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