Online event

Brazil will have the honor of hosting the IAH and ALHSUD events, which will join ours, of the Brazilian Groundwater Association, in promoting the largest groundwater event that will take place.

Pandemic made it impossible to hold the face-to-face event, originally scheduled to take place from September 20th to 26th, 2020.

Our decision? It was innovating!

We extended the realization period, which now has the first online stage followed by the face-to-face + online edition (hybrid), according to the schedule below:

  • Between the September 21st and 24th, 2020 we realized the first part of our event, ONLINE and FREE! All sessions are available for access through the ABAS YouTube channel.    Watch here
  • Between September 25th, 2020 and August 20th, 2021, we will have biweekly webinars and lives, among marketing, technical and scientific, inspirational, professional training themes, among others.
  • And between August 22nd and 27th, 2021, the event takes place at the same place, ARCA Space in São Paulo. It will be hybrid, you can choose to participate in person or online.

Registration is free, but must be done by clicking here.

The APP is now available, download it searching for IAH 2021 or click here.

We already have more than 900 people within our 10 WhatsApp groups, who discuss the themes defined for this edition of the Congress.

Schedule yourself and be with us throughout this journey.

The great moment of groundwater has arrived in Brazil and in the World!

Language: English
Simultaneous translation will be provided for Spanish and Portuguese
11h30 (BRT) | 02:30 pm (GMT)
9/21/2020 Interview with John Cherry

Interviewed: Dr. John Cherry, The Groundwater Project

Dr. Everton de Oliveira, HIDROPLAN | ABAS | The Groundwater Project
Dr. Miguel Rangel Medina, President, ALHSUD
Bruna C. Soldera, President, Early Career Hydrogeologists’ Network Brazil

Watch here the recorded session

9/22/2020 Waterwell: Why is legality not more attractive?

President: Ricardo Hirata, Director, CEPAS | USP

Speaker: Stephen Foster, Professor, University College London

Debater: Emilio Custodio, Professor, Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya

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9/23/2020 Water security and climate change

President: Ricardo Andrade, Director, ANA

Alice Aureli, Water Science Division, UNESCO
Carlos Molano, Vice President – Latin America and the Caribbean, IAH

Watch here the recorded session

9/24/2020 Groundwater and poverty

President: Roberto Kirchheim, Hydrogeology Researcher, National Geological Survey

Jurgen Mahlknecht, Professor, ITESM
Kevin Pietersen, Extraordinary Senior Lecturer, University of Western Cape
Tushaar Shah, Former Director Institute of Rural Management, International Water Management Institute

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10/22/2020 Water for future generations: the urgent need to increase managed aquifer recharge
President: Dr. Everton de Oliveira, HIDROPLAN | ABAS | The Groundwater Project

How India has become the country with more Monitored Aquifer Recharge (MAR) systems in the world
Speaker: Prof D C Singhal, President, IAH Indian National Chapter

Increasing groundwater basin yield with managed aquifer recharge
Speaker: Adam Hutchinson, Recharge Planning Manager, Orange County Water District

How MAR faces up climate change adverse impacts
Speaker: Dr. Enrique Fernández Escalante, Co-coordinator, Commission on Managed Aquifer Recharge of the IAH

Recharge and quality, compensation for water use.
Speaker: Bruna Soldera, President, IAH Early Career Hydrogeologists’ Network Brazil

Watch here the recorded session

11/19/2020 How isotopes enhanced our understanding in GW: Experiences around the world
President: Dr. Didier Gastmans, Researcher, UNESP

Isotope Hydrology applications in uncovering the hidden groundwater resources in Africa
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Seifu Kebede Gurmessa, Sub Saharan Africa VP, IAH

Susceptibility of groundwater used for public drinking water supply in the United States
Speaker: Dr. Briant Jurgens, Research hydrologist, US Geological Survey

Radiokrypton and Radioargon Dating – From One to One Million Years
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Zheng-Tian Lu, Professor of Physics and the Dean of the School of the Gifted Young, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)



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