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  • Use groundwater to top up Copenhagen’s starved lakes in summer

    This summer, Copenhagen’s lakes and ponds experienced massive water shortages, losing an unprecedented 90,000 litres of water every hour through evaporation during the drought. All of this could be avoided, contends the environmental foundation Miljøpunkt Nørrebro, as there is a huge water supply close at hand that could be used... read more...

  • 21 Indian Cities Projected to Run Out of Groundwater by 2020

    At least 21 cities in India are facing a potentially catastrophic water crisis within the next two years as groundwater is depleted, and the resulting shortages could affect more than 100 million people, a recent report says. Find out more https://weather.com/science/environment/news/2018-10-16-india-cities-will-run-out-groundwater-2020 read more...

  • As groundwater levels plunge, Lahore begins turning off taps

    Fearing shortages, Pakistan’s second-largest city turns to water rationing – and raises prices. “Fresh underground water is a precious resource, which we can’t allow anyone to misuse.” Find out more http://news.trust.org//item/20181010133945-yv1op/ read more...

  • Ben (GB) Engelen (1937–2018)

    We are sad to report that Ben Engelen, a prominent representative of IAH’s Regional Groundwater Flow Commission (RGFC), passed away on 10 June 2018. He is the author of two very well-known books: Developments in the analysis of groundwater flow system and Hydrological systems analysis: Methods and Applications. In 2013... read more...

  • Share the memories – congress photos now online

    We are delighted to announce that a large gallery of photos from this year’s congress in Daejeon has now been posted online. Whether or not you were able to attend, do have a look – there are many wonderful images of colleagues from all round the world. Who can you spot?... read more...

  • Colombia: tragic loss of three young earth scientists

    We are sad to report the recent tragic deaths of three young earth scientists in Colombia. Below are statements in Spanish and English from the Asociación Colombiana de Hidrogeologos (ACH)/IAH Colombian chapter, IAH’s Early Career Hydrogeologist Network (ECHN-IAH) and IAH’s Burdon Groundwater Network for International Development (IAH-BGID). We join them... read more...

  • Soil Could Filter Antibiotics from Treated Wastewater, Protecting Groundwater

    Soil may be a natural filter that can act as a tertiary treatment for wastewater, preventing antibiotics from contaminating groundwater, according to researchers who conducted a study at Penn State‘s Living Filter. Find out more Science and Technology Research News read more...

  • New website for our Groundwater and Energy Commission

    The IAH Groundwater and Energy Commission website is now up and running at https://gwenergy.iah.org/ Stay tuned for more updates on upcoming events and ongoing initiatives of the commission! Grant Ferguson, Commission Chair read more...

  • IAH Awards announced in Korea

    The 2018 IAH awards were announced at the General Assembly (Annual General Meeting) of the Association, held on Tuesday 11 September during the Korea congress, and presented by Antonio Chambel, IAH President. IAH’s Applied Hydrogeology Award is presented to “a groundwater professional who has made an outstanding contribution to the... 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...

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