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  • Groundwater Response to Changing Climate

    Groundwater Response to Changing Climate edited by Makoto Taniguchi, Ian P. Holman Groundwater systems are vital to both society and the environment, supporting food production and many other ecosystem services. Sustainable management of this vital resource for future generations requires a sound understanding of how groundwater might respond to the... read more...

  • IAEA project maps groundwater reserves in Africa’s Sahel region

    Spreading over a 7-million square kilometre area, the Sahel is home to 135 million people across West, Central and North Africa. The area has suffered from extreme drought in recent decades, affecting agriculture and causing widespread hunger. Without many rivers to draw water from, groundwater systems are the region’s main... read more...

  • India uses up more groundwater than US and China

    On average, it receives a million cubic metres of rainfall on every square kilometre. But Naujhil block is a declared “dark zone”, that is, its groundwater extraction far exceeds the recharging rate and use of electricity for pumping water is not permitted. Because of heavy withdrawal, the groundwater is very... read more...

  • Nevada water legislation may impact groundwater and ecosystems

    Environmental groups expressed grave concerns today in a hearing of the Nevada Senate Natural Resources Committee over proposed legislation … to allow construction of a massive water pipeline, devastating ecosystems and putting already imperiled wildlife at risk of extinction…. would pave the way for massive groundwater export projects that would... read more...

  • Your opinion counts – IAH survey 2017

    We are currently undertaking a survey to seek opinions, feedback and ideas for new benefits and services IAH might provide to its members and supporters. The survey will be open until the end of August 2017. We are seeking representation from far and wide, so please do pass the message... read more...

  • Picture our IAH

    It’s back! Win £100* with our returning photo competition IAH continually needs to add to its library of photos and over the years has come to realise that the best way of picturing the Association at work is by asking its members. Our Association has to reach out world-wide, 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...

  • New IAH Chapter established in Iraq

    We are happy to report that the IAH “family” of national groups has a new member. Our colleagues in Iraq advise us that the first meeting to establish an  IAH Iraqi Chapter was held on 24th February at the University of Technology in Baghdad. 28 participants from the Iraqi Ministry... read more...

  • India: Mixed groundwater responses to recent rainfall

    We have previously reported on the declining groundwater levels in various parts of India in response to heavy groundwater abstraction and lack of rainfall. The recent spate of moderate to heavy rains is reported to have had mixed impacts in different areas of the country. In Hyderabad the rains may have... read more...

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