Groundwater walk in the neighbourhood, World Water Day 2022, Berlin, Germany
Social Network Analysis, Tunisia, 2018
Interviews with local farmers for a socio-hydrogeological assessment at Inle Lake (Southern Shan State, Myanmar). Viviana Re (2018)
Taking interviews with local women in preparation for a participatory groundwater management project, Theresa, 2015, Jaipur, India.
Official Launch of the IAH-SHG Network at the IAH Congress 2019
Participatory Groundwater Management, India, 2017
AGM of our Network, Brussels, 2021


The Socio-Hydrogeology network (SHG) is an official network of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH). It promotes the integration of social sciences into hydrogeological research and work.

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The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) is a scientific and educational charitable organisation for scientists, engineers, water managers and other professionals working in the fields of groundwater resource planning, management and protection. Founded in 1956, it has grown to a world-wide membership of more than 4000 individuals today.