IPCC: “Increased precipitation intensities have enhanced groundwater recharge, most notably in tropical regions (medium confidence)”

Eight UPGro papers have been cited in the new IPCC Working Group Report (August 2021) As widely reported, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has laid out a stark warning on the threat of climate change across the…

New groundwater maps reveal interesting patterns about water security in Africa that could help it adapt to climate change

Reserves of groundwater in much of the populated parts of Africa are being replenished at rates that could help to protect communities against the damaging effects of climate change and sustain widespread groundwater pumping for drinking water, a new study…

New version released of serious game ‘The Groundwater Game’

from IGRAC A new version has been launched of The Groundwater Game. Within the framework of the GroFutures project, the previous version was further developed, resulting in an improved integration of game results in the presentation and the development of two apps. …

New paper: Drinking water quality from rural handpump-boreholes in Africa

Open Access here: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ab8031 Groundwater provides a vital source of drinking water for rural communities in many parts of Africa, particularly in the dry season when there are few safe alternative sources. This paper summarises results from a study (n…

Webinaire, 16 Juin | Une crise cachée ? Résultats de la recherche sur les défaillances des forages en Éthiopie, au Malawi et en Ouganda

Rejoignez-nous pour le prochain webinaire du RWSN et du programme UPGro: Webinaire, 16 Juin | Une crise cachée ? Résultats de la recherche sur les défaillances des forages en Éthiopie, au Malawi et en Ouganda La mauvaise fonctionnalité des points…