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  • Is Germany facing a water shortage crisis?

    In recent years, record heat and low rainfall have taken a toll on Germany’s groundwater, even in the winter. Experts say it’s time to radically overhaul the way the country manages its water. Find out more https://www.dw.com/en/is-germany-facing-a-water-shortage-crisis/a-56309473 read more...

  • Bangladesh aims to cut groundwater dependency for irrigation

    Bangladesh is targeting the increased use of surface water for irrigation to 30 per cent of the country’s total irrigation area by 2030 in order to reduce dependence on groundwater for sustainable use of water and efficient management of water resources. Find out more https://www.thedailystar.net/business/news/govt-aims-cut-groundwater-dependency-irrigation-2029649 read more...

  • Freshened Groundwater in the Sub-seafloor

    Offshore freshened groundwater (OFG) is water hosted in sediments and rocks below the seafloor. It can be found offshore of most continents around the world and could possibly become a source of potable water for human populations living near the coast. Scientists are using a variety of geochemical, geophysical, and... 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...

  • 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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