UPGro win at Stockholm World Water Week

Patrick Thomson, from the Oxford-led UPGro project “Gro For Good”, has won the prize for the best poster at World Water Week 2015 for the work that he and colleagues at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Oxford have been…

Gro For Good workshop: 23 March, Kwale County, Kenya

The Groundwater Risk Management for Growth and Development (GRo for Good) project is holding a workshop on 23rd March 2015 in Kwale County, Kenya as part of the Africa-wide UPGRo programme funded by NERC, ESRC and UK DFID. Improved understanding…

Call for papers on “Groundwater in rural areas: the challenges of improving local water security”

We are delighted that Professor Alan MacDonald (British Geological Survey), who is leading one of the Hidden Crisis UPGro project the Africa Groundwater Atlas, and Professor Richard Taylor who is the leading the UPGro GroFutures project and the Groundwater Chronicles…

UPGro invited by UNICEF to present at the UN Zaragoza Conference

(with thanks to John Chilton, Sharon Velasquez-Orta and Jose Gesti-Canuto) The UN-Water Annual Zaragoza Conferences serve UN-Water to prepare for World Water Day, which in 2015 will focus on "water and sustainable development" and celebrated the end of the International…

Upcoming UK event – Groundwater, poverty and development

Save the date: Friday 28th November 2014 Timing: 0900 – 1700, lunch provided. Place: Overseas Development Institute, 203 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NJ, UK To register to attend, or watch online, visit: http://www.odi.org/events/4037-groundwater-poverty-development and click on "Register" This one-day meeting,…

41st IAH Congress – UPGro taking centre stage in the hydrogeological community

Today, the 41st Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) gets underway in Marrakech, Morocco with a workshop on long term groundwater records. The session is being led by Prof. Richard Taylor (University College London) and Dr. Guillaume Favreau…