Groundwater Series 2018

   Groundwater for Sustainable Development

Groundwater is the world’s largest store of unfrozen freshwater. It underpins a vast set of ecosystem services on which nature and people depend.

ICE WaRM has brought together Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) and the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT) to provide an interactive webinar series on Groundwater for Sustainable Development.

In 2018, the series will discuss the global significance of groundwater in sustainable development through the topics below and explore innovative groundwater solutions with wider applicability.


Title Presenter Date
Groundwater for Sustainable Development – Where are we? Karen Villholth, International Water Management Institute 3 Oct 2018
The Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice. Andrew Ross, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University 17 Oct 2018
Controlling Groundwater through Smart Card Machines: The Case of Water Quotas and Pricing Mechanisms in Gansu Province, China. Eefje Aarnoudse, University of Giessen 31 Oct 2018
Groundwater Governance, Policy and Regulation in the Arab World Alvar Closas, International Water Management Institute 21 Nov 2018
Groundwater Exploration and Management in Myanmar and South East Asia Len Drury Australian Water Partnerships
Aqua Rock Konsultants
5 Dec 2018
Implementing transboundary aquifer cooperation in Africa Jonathan Lautze 23 Jan 2019