Tag: groundwater

The challenges associated with the proliferation of solar irrigation pumps

IWMI's Marie-Charlotte Buisson spoke to Radio Canada about the particular challenges of solar-powered irrigation.

Satisfying the growing need for water storage: the role of sand dams in an integrated storage framework 

More than 2 billion people currently live in water-stressed countries, and approximately 4 billion people experience water scarcity at least one month per year.

Managed aquifer recharge: A reliable solution to manage droughts?

The findings from this study, whilst unique to Gujarat, add to the body of literature from other semi-arid regions of the world.

July-August 2022 Research Journal Roundup

Roundup of research, journal and other academic articles from July and August

Arsenic risk to humans: How crops, trade, and groundwater contribute

The study represents a first step towards improving our collective understanding of the magnitude of global risk stemming from crops irrigated with arsenic-contaminated groundwater.

Exploring agricultural water challenges and opportunities in West Africa as climate change signals a new normal

Enhancing the sector’s climate resilience through the scaling of innovative and integrated water management solutions in West Africa.

Why worry about groundwater?

Making the invisible visible: A chat with groundwater expert Dr. Karen Villholth, Principal Researcher, IWMI

How groundwater can help us build a more water-secure world

By putting groundwater at the heart of our work, IWMI researchers are paving the way for further climate adaptation and resilience.