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NT “Our Water Future” IAH submission

The NT Branch of IAH Australia has recently submitted a response to the Northern Territory Government’s “Our Water Future” Discussion Paper. The IAH submission can be downloaded from the Correspondence section of the website.

Groundwater essentials


The National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training in association with the NT branch of the IAH will be presenting a one day course covering the basics of groundwater for non-hydrogeologists. Special emphasis will be given to the types of aquifers common to the NT.
The course will be held in Darwin on Tuesday 9th of September, 2014. Click here for more details.

Darwin Seminar

The McEllhiney Lecture along with a seminar of local talks took place in Darwin on the 24th of June. Attendance was good and an enjoyable time was had by all. Copies of some of the talks are now available in pdf format. More to follow when available.

The NT Government’s unconventional hydrocarbons policy… Alan Holland

Investigating groundwater recharge and discharge processes in the arid Ti Tree Basin, NT using multiple tracers…Cameron Wood

Springs of the Northern Territory……. Steven Tickell


IAHNT Seminar “Groundwater in Northern Australia”

The Northern Territory Branch of the ÏAH, in collaboration with
Charles Darwin University’s Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, will be hosting a
seminar on the afternoon of the 24 June 2013. Details of the Program can be found here.

Call for abstracts: 2013 IAH Congress

The 40th International Congress of the IAH will be hosted in Perth between 15 and 20 September, 2013. Themed ‘Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century’, the 2013 Congress will provide a showcase for the international groundwater industry.

Globally, the groundwater industry will face substantial challenges this century. These issues need solutions and in many cases groundwater will be key. The Congress will focus on international technical and hydrogeological research and will highlight links to politics, economics, indigenous and western social values.

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NT Branch Seminar: Groundwater development and management in northern Australia

Groundwater is the principal water supply source for most enterprises across Northern Australia. Towns, remote communities, mines and irrigation enterprises obtain the majority of their water supplies from groundwater. Ensuring that groundwater development in Northern Australia meets its developmental needs, while not adversely impacting on the environment dependent on these groundwater resources, is a major challenge. Continue Reading →