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  • Cataluña se estanca entre malas aguas

    El siete de cada 10 acuíferos catalanes están contaminados, según los datos que la Agencia Catalana del Agua (ACA). El histórico problema por nitratos en las aguas subterráneas afecta ya al 68% de los acuíferos. Las zonas contaminadas se encuentran en la periferia de la capital, el litoral y prelitoral... read more...

  • What Is The Purpose Of A Groundwater Recharge Wetland Park?

    The 75 acre (34 ha) groundwater recharge park in Florida will be a man-made wetland constructed on sandy soils that allow water to gradually percolate through the soil and recharge the aquifer beneath it. Reclaimed water will be used to continuously hydrate the wetland and will recharge the Floridan aquifer.... read more...

  • In memoriam – Alan Rendell

    We are sad to report the passing of British hydrogeologist Alan Rendell, who died in Cambridge on 6th November. After graduating in Geology from Birmingham University in 1960, Alan embarked on a long career with international consultants Hunting Technical Services and Mott MacDonald. He undertook groundwater development projects in many... read more...

  • Gender and groundwater – where are we?

    IAH’s Socio-Hydrogeology Network is seeking to find out the status of gender sensitivity in the groundwater sector, with the aim of shedding more light on this important topic in order to promote more equality and inclusion. The network has devised an online survey the feedback from which help both the... read more...

  • New research raises the alarm for our most precious buffer to climate change: groundwater

    As climate change threatens water security and global populations grow, groundwater seems an obvious answer to boosting food production and industry. However research has uncovered an alarming lack of global governance and grave mismanagement of the world’s precious groundwater reserves, needlessly putting millions of lives at risk. For more information... read more...

  • Win a copy of “Regulating for Water Quality – How to Safeguard the Water Environment” from The Foundation for Water Research

    We have a print edition of “Regulating for Water Quality – How to Safeguard the Water Environment” from The Foundation for Water Research available in a prize draw. You do not have to be an IAH member to enter. We’re sure many of you will be aware that it is... read more...

  • The Underexposed Effects of Climate Change on Groundwater: An Out-Of-Sight Crisis

    It is well known climate change challenges are currently receiving more and more attention worldwide. However, the effects these challenges have on groundwater are still underexposed. There is an urgent need to address this out-of-sight, growing crisis. Find out more http://sdg.iisd.org/commentary/guest-articles/the-underexposed-effects-of-climate-change-on-groundwater-an-out-of-sight-crisis/ https://iah.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IAH_Climate-ChangeAdaptationGdwtr.pdf read more...

  • In a thirsty world, information gaps dog a push to tap groundwater

    As growing populations and accelerating climate change worsen water scarcity pumping more from underground could help fill the gap in poorer nations – but only if supplies are better charted and they are used wisely. Limited information about how much groundwater is available and poor organisation between government agencies can... read more...

  • IAH Groundwater Quality Commission

    Groundwater quality is a critical aspect of water resources. High quality groundwater provides safe drinking water for millions of users. However, without sustainable management, governance and protection, groundwater quality can rapidly deteriorate due to human activities. Inadequate management of groundwater can expose humans to hazardous natural and anthropogenic substances. Combined... 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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