Post Profile

Water crisis in Bangladesh: Overpumping in Dhaka may threaten regional groundwater resources outside the city

A new paper by the University of Delaware's Holly Michael and Mahfuzur Khan and colleagues, out today in Nature Communications, reveals that overpumping of groundwater in Dhaka, Bangladesh, may have unforeseen consequences for citizens living in communities outside the city center.
read more


Related Posts

Groundwater Governance Regional Consultation - The Hague, 19-22 March 2013

Utilities / Water : WaterWired

From friend and colleague Michael van den Valk: The Hague (NL), 19–21 March 2013 • UNESCO, together with FAO, World Bank, IAH and UNECE, will organize a Regional Consultation on Groundwater Governance at the outset of the activities...

Tax Time? Paper: 'The Life and Death of the Dutch Groundwater Tax'

Utilities / Water : WaterWired

Again, I have friend and colleague Michael van der Valk of the Dutch Portal to International Hydrology to thank for this paper, 'The Life and Death of the Dutch Groundwater Tax' by Marianne Schuerhoff, Hans- Peter Weikard, and David...

Paper: 'Groundwater Governance in the United States - Common Priorities and Challenges'

Utilities / Water : WaterWired

Excellent paper from Sharon B. Megdal, the 'Groundwater Governance Guru', and her University of Arizona colleagues. The work they report here is based upon a publication I posted a few years ago: Groundwater Governance in the U.S. -...

Zut Alors! 6WWF Session: Groundwater - Can We Put the 'Integrated' into Integrated Water Resources Management?

Utilities / Water : WaterWired

If you've been reading this blog you know that I have been fussing about what I see as the great neglect of groundwater by the international water resources community (see my previous post). I have singled out the World Water Fora a...

Paper - 'Transboundary Groundwater Governance in the Guarani Aquifer System: Reflections from a Survey of Global and Regional Experts'

Utilities / Water : WaterWired

Robert Varady, the 'Groundwater Governance God' himself (his University of Arizona colleague Sharon Megdal is the 'Groundwater Governance Goddess') sent me this paper on South America's Guarani Aquifer System. 'Transboundary Groundw...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC