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  • Consulting community helps assess groundwater degradation

    An international collaboration has used a participatory rural appraisal (PRA) approach during a groundwater resources investigation in Yemen. Find out more http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/70328 read more...

  • Groundwater – Invisible Treasures

    Reliable access to water is still a problem in Africa. The Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP), a group of 30 international partners, is committed to providing greater security of supply and sustainable management.  Find out more http://gripp.iwmi.org/2017/10/20/invisible-treasures-groundwater-for-africa/ read more...

  • IAH Karst Commission welcomes new team of Chairs

    After eight years in office, the IAH Karst Commission (KC) has been handed over to a new team of Chairs. As IAH members will recall, Nico Goldscheider (Germany) served as Chair of this Commission from 2009 to 2017, supported by two Co-Chairs, Neven Kresic (USA) and Jiang Guanghui (China). Over... read more...

  • Cape Town needs to start drilling for groundwater now

    The City of Cape Town is looking for alternative sources of water to get through the current drought. They’re desperate to find as much as 500 megalitres of water per day from sources including groundwater, desalination and the use of waste water. Find out more https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2017-10-19-capewatergate-we-need-to-start-drilling-for-groundwater-now/#.We5CI2hSzIU read more...

  • Let’s talk – corporate sponsorship, your way!

    IAH wants to encourage more corporate members and sponsors to join us and we are reviewing the benefits and services we provide… IAH has more than 60 years of history based on trust. This is thanks to its 4000+ members, and its supporters and collaborators, who share a mission 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...

  • Proposed Revisions of IAH Rules

    As has been regularly reported in our News and Information, the IAH Executive, Council and Secretariat have been working together to review and revise where necessary the Association’s Rules. This has now been largely completed. Following discussion at the meeting of the IAH Executive in early July, this final draft has been circulated to... read more...

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