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  • Who’s made an outstanding contribution to the application of hydrogeology, supporting international development efforts?

    We are pleased to call for nominations from our members for the 2018 “Applied Hydrogeology” award, which will be presented at the 45th Congress in Korea. IAH will present the award to a groundwater professional who has made an outstanding contribution to the application of hydrogeology, preferably in developing countries... read more...

  • Microplastics ‘low risk’ for groundwater pollution

    Microplastics are unlikely to present a risk of contamination to groundwater, according to a new study from Denmark. Find out more https://chemicalwatch.com/66444/microplastics-low-risk-for-groundwater-pollution-danish-study read more...

  • IAH and data protection

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It applies to processing of personal data carried out by organisations operating within the EU and will be implemented on 25 May 2018. Personal... read more...

  • In Memory of Dr Paul Younger

    We sadly announce the death of the distinguished hydrogeologist Paul Younger. After studying at Newcastle University and Oklahoma State University, Paul returned to Newcastle University for his Ph.D. on numerical modelling of water resource systems. He went on to establish the Hydrogeochemical Engineering Research and Outreach group at Newcastle and... read more...

  • Groundwater turned into wine

    As the demand for water increased, the Cuyama Valley Groundwater Basin—the sole source of water supply in the region—began to dwindle in size. A 1998 Department of Water Resource study conducted by the state of California found water levels had dropped 150 feet in the west-central region of the …... read more...

  • China: Artificial recharge: a real solution

    The Water Channel features a wetland park in Deyang, China, build to raise awareness about the role of wetlands and Artificial recharge among the general public. Find out more http://thewaterchannel.tv/thewaterblog/424-artificial-recharge-a-real-solution   read more...

  • Paper: Keystone pipeline leak in South Dakota about double previous estimate

    (Reuters) – The Keystone crude oil pipeline leak in November in rural South Dakota was nearly double the original estimate, making it one of the largest U.S. inland spills since 2010, states a recent newspaper report. Find out more https://www.reuters.com/article/us-transcanada-pipeline-leak/keystone-pipeline-leak-in-south-dakota-about-double-previous-estimate-paper-idUSKBN1HE0T7 read more...

  • ‘Day zero’ water crises: Spain, Morocco, India and Iraq at risk as reservoirs shrink

    Shrinking reservoirs in Morocco, India, Iraq and Spain could spark the next “day zero” water crisis, according to the developers of a satellite early warning system for the world’s 500,000 dams. Report in Guardian News. Find out more https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/11/day-zero-water-crises-spain-morocco-india-and-iraq-at-risk-as-dams-shrink?CMP=share_btn_tw read more...

  • IAH Mentoring Scheme – registration open

    Registration to IAH’s mentoring scheme is now open! In 2012 IAH took first steps to establish a mentoring scheme, undertaking an initial trial and producing guidance notes etc. under the advice of a mentoring/career development expert. Since then we made further calls for participation in 2015 and 2016; we are... read more...

  • Focus on China

    We are delighted to annnounce that a Hydrogeology Journal special issue will be published later this year focusing on ‘Groundwater sustainability in fast-developing China’. In addition, there will also be a special session on Chinese hydrogeology at the IAH Congress in Daejeon in September, with currently 15 of the special... read more...

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