UNESCO Launches Global Aquifer Map

A worldwide map of groundwater resources crossing national boundaries has just been published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This map details 273 shared aquifers – sources of ground water – across the globe. It is the culmination of eight years of research and development of an extensive ground water database […]

International Conference on Nonrenewable Groundwater Resources – October 2008

Thanks to Water Wired for the update on the upcoming conference about global nonrenewable groundwater resources: International Conference on Nonrenewable Ground Water Resources: Sociotechnological Aspects of Nonrenewable Ground Water Resources: Half-Empty, Half-Full, Top-Down, Bottom-Up, and Some Paths Forward The National Ground Water Association (NGWA), in cooperation with the Institute for Water and Watersheds (IWW) at Oregon […]