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  • IAH Elections for Council Vacancies

    Following our sad losses of Devinder Kumar Chadha, Vice President for Asia, and Ralf Klingbeil, Vice President for Science and Programme, we find ourselves with two vacancies on IAH Council. We will therefore be holding elections to fill these vacancies. We now call for nominations for these positions. All members... read more...

  • World Water Day / World Water Development Report 2021

    World Water Day 2021 focuses on the theme, ‘Valuing Water’, which is the subject of this year’s United Nations World Water Development Report. Valuing water extends beyond issues of price: it also takes into account the environmental, social, and cultural value people place on water. Groundwater has always been of... read more...

  • Free from Hydrogeology Journal: Groundwater recharge and discharge in arid and semi-arid areas of China

    A collection of seven articles in Hydrogeology Journal (March 2021) explores groundwater recharge and discharge processes in arid and semi-arid areas of China. The groundwater resources have undergone observable changes in water quality and quantity as a result of human activities and climate change. These articles provide insight into surface... read more...

  • Assessing Groundwater Quality: A Global Perspective

    The Friends of Groundwater, a network of about 30 global groundwater experts representing 20 institutions and organisations including IAH, prepared a comprehensive paper on the qualitative state of groundwater resources globally: “Assessing Groundwater Quality: A Global Perspective. Importance, Methods and Potential Data Sources”. Find out more Assessing Groundwater Quality: A... read more...

  • In Memoriam – Dr Ralf Klingbeil

    It is with profound sadness that we report the sudden passing of Dr. Ralf Klingbeil. On behalf of all members of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, we wish to express our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. We join in this with Ralf’s many colleagues and friends throughout the... read more...

  • Free in our Hydrogeology Journal: Five decades of advances in karst hydrogeology

    Karst aquifers have a worldwide distribution. Their unique characteristics, such as triple porosity (matrix, fractures and conduits) and extremely fast groundwater flow, set them apart from aquifers of other rock types. Our Hydrogeology Journal (February 2021) provides a state-of-the-art overview of advances in karst hydrogeology since the foundation of the... read more...

  • 2020 IAH Council elections – voting now open!

    Voting is now open for the IAH Council Election and all IAH members who have paid their subscriptions are entitled to vote. We have engaged the company Mi-Voice to conduct the voting process for us. All data is being managed in a secure format. IAH is run by a Council... read more...

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