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  • New education area

    Explore our new Education website area – resources, information and links for students, professionals, teachers and people of all ages curious to know more about groundwater and hydrogeology areas of interest… Find out more IAH Education section read more...

  • Groundwater discovery brings hope to UAE farmer after years of drought

    The discovery by farmers this week of fresh groundwater in Ras Al Khaimah, announced by the Environmental Protection and Development Authority, was a welcome surprise for many who once relied on farming as their main source of income. Find out more https://www.thenational.ae/uae/groundwater-discovery-brings-hope-to-rak-farmer-after-years-of-drought-1.806692 read more...

  • Malaysia to study potential use of groundwater

    The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry is conducting a thorough study on the potential of groundwater as a new source of water for the country, its Minister Xavier Jayakumar said today. Find out more https://m.malaysiakini.com/news/456798 read more...

  • Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game

    Ideally, countries should take an integrated approach to water resource management to help reduce strain on specific water resources while also extending the lifespan of a region’s water supply. This involves efficiently managing surface and groundwater resources in tandem but many African countries tend to mismanage their groundwater resources. Find... read more...

  • Bottle rockets: why are we all so angry about groundwater?

    Commercial water bottling continues to spark controversy. But is it really such a big deal, or a proxy for something else? Find out more https://thespinoff.co.nz/society/03-12-2018/bottle-rockets-why-are-we-all-so-angry-about-groundwater/ read more...

  • Over-Extraction of Groundwater is Driving Up Carbon Emissions

    Over-extraction of groundwater is a major environmental challenge in many parts of India. It is not only leading to rapid decline in groundwater reserves but also contributing to India’s carbon emissions, a new study has warned. Find out more https://weather.com/en-IN/india/pollution/news/2018-11-16-groundwater-carbon-emissions-india/ read more...

  • What lives beneath: Microbes in NZ groundwater have vital role in processing contaminants

    By looking at the whole range of organisms that are there and how they change in response to contaminants, scientists can start building a picture of the stress a groundwater environment is under. Changes in water quality will be seen in changes to biological diversity. Find out more https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/106280426/what-lives-beneath-microbes-in-nz-groundwater-have-vital-role-in-processing-contaminants 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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