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  • Earthquakes can be attenuated by groundwater

    Researchers from EPFL and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris have found that the presence of pressurized fluid in surrounding rock can reduce the intensity of earthquakes triggered by underground human activities like geothermal energy production. Find out more https://actu.epfl.ch/news/earthquakes-can-be-attenuated-by-groundwater/   read more...

  • Cape drought: What’s happening to our groundwater?

    It would be a pity if all the energy and money spent on groundwater drought relief projects over the past couple of months does not realise some meaningful contribution to better understanding of groundwater in and around Cape Town. Find out more https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-07-30-cape-drought-whats-happening-to-our-groundwater/ read more...

  • August (Summer) News and Information magazine

    Our August (Summer 2018) News and Information magazine is now available to read, featuring featuring resources, contributions, member matters, news, reports and initiatives. Read August newsletter As always, we are happy to consider possible news articles from our members, including our corporate sponsors and members, and other supporters in groundwater-... read more...

  • Free from Hydrogeology Journal Special Issue: Groundwater sustainability in fast-developing China

    Hydrogeology Journal 26:05 (August 2018) deals with the groundwater sustainability challenge in China, under pressure of population growth, fast economic development and climate change. The guest editors (Yanxin Wang, Rui Ma, Wenke Wang, Xiaosi Su) collected 31 papers to provide an update on recent advances in hydrogeological studies in China,... read more...

  • In memory of Dr. Mario Alberto HERNÁNDEZ (1942-2018)

    Fue un muy importante impulsor de la ciencia y en especial de la Hidrogeología en la Argentina, y en ese marco integró las Comisiones Fundadoras del Capítulo Argentino de la Asociación Internacional de Hidrogeólogos y ejerció la Presidencia de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Hidrología Subterránea para el Desarrollo (ALHSUD) en... read more...

  • IAH’s “Forward Look” Action Plan – Where are we now?

    At the beginning of this decade IAH embarked on a Forward Look planning initiative, which started with a survey of members’ views on how the association should develop, followed by a strategy meeting held in Reading, UK in 2010. This led to the Forward Look Action Plan that identified a... read more...

  • Groundwater helping rural communities cope with drought in Nile Basin

    According to the State of the Nile Report by the Nile Basin Initiative, ground water is an important resource, supporting the social and economic development of the Nile riparian countries and making an important contribution to water and food security in the region. Find out more http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/read/226215/ read more...

  • Let’s talk – corporate sponsorship, your way!

    IAH wants to encourage more corporate members and sponsors to join us and we are reviewing the benefits and services we provide… IAH has more than 60 years of history based on trust. This is thanks to its 4000+ members, and its supporters and collaborators, who share a mission to... read more...

  • New IAH Council elected

    The results of the election for the new IAH Council were declared at the Annual General Meeting of the Association held at the 43rd Congress in Montpellier, France. 1481 members voted, a turnout of 36.8%. This council will serve from 2016 to 2020. The full results will be provided in... read more...

  • UK Groundwater Forum

    The revised and updated version of the UK Groundwater Forum’s popular publication was launched on 13th September at Groundwater: Managing our Hidden Asset, a two day conference co-convened by the IAH British National Chapter and the Hydrogeology Group of the Geological Society to celebrate IAH’s 60th anniversary and the Geological... read more...

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