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  • Season’s Greetings

    The IAH Secretariat – Ian, Sharon, Kellie and Sue – thank you for all your encouragement and support during 2017 and wish you a happy holiday season and a peaceful and successful new year.       read more...

  • December (Winter) News and Information magazine

    Our December (Winter) News and Information magazine is now available to read, featuring member matters, the winners from our photo competition, news, reports and initiatives. Read December 2017 IAH newsletter As always, we are happy to consider possible news articles from our members, including our corporate sponsors and members, and... read more...

  • ‘Significant drops’ in underground water levels in Tagus river basin

    Water levels in underground aquifers in the Tagus river basin have dropped sharply in recent months, with the situation similar to that during the drought of 2004-2005 Find out more http://theportugalnews.com/news/significant-drops-in-underground-water-levels-in-tagus-river-basin/44160#.WiuMFl5gVJQ.twitter read more...

  • IAH-BGID free book scheme

    The IAH Burdon Groundwater network for International Development (IAH-BGID) is pleased to announce the launch of its free book scheme for 2017. The aim of this scheme is to increase access to hydrogeological books for IAH members in countries where it is difficult to obtain reference books, or reliably access... read more...

  • Groundwater on Mars? Salty Antarctic Pond Could Reveal Clues

    A shallow, briny pond located in the most Mars-like region on Earth is probably being fed by groundwater, providing clues as to what stores of liquid water, if they exist, might look like on Mars. Find out more https://www.space.com/38957-antarctica-dry-valleys-underground-water-mars.html read more...

  • Nitrate storage in unsaturated zone quantified

    To estimate nitrate stored in the unsaturated zone on a global scale between 1900 and 2000, the British Geological Survey (BGS) linked mathematical models of nitrate leaching from the base of the soil zone with estimates of groundwater recharge, unsaturated-zone porosity, and the depth to groundwater. Find out more http://www.ngwa.org/Media-Center/news/Pages/2017-11-21-British-Geological-Survey.aspx read more...

  • Groundwater maps could help South Africa prepare for safer fracking

    One major concern from fracking is that groundwater will be affected in the shale gas extraction process. But a groundwater vulnerability map could help assess these risks. Find out more https://theconversation.com/groundwater-maps-could-help-south-africa-prepare-for-safer-fracking-87269 read more...

  • Groundwater depletion could be significant source of atmospheric carbon dioxide

    Humans may be adding large amounts of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by using groundwater faster than it is replenished Find out more https://news.agu.org/press-release/groundwater-depletion-significant-source-of-carbon-dioxide/ read more...

  • Russian Inquiry Releases Findings Into Mir Mine Flooding Tragedy

    One of the main reasons was the anomalous hydrogeological complexity of the deposit conditioned by a system of unfavorably underlying cracks in the structural fault. Find out more http://www.idexonline.com/FullArticle?Id=43525 read more...

  • Artificial sweeteners in groundwater indicate contamination from septic systems

    The presence of artificial sweeteners in rural groundwater shows evidence for contamination by local septic system wastewater, researchers from the University of Waterloo have found. Find out more https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171107092825.htm read more...

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