Authors:
IAH
Year Published:
2021
Resource Type:
Policy Briefs | Technical Guidance
Language:
English

The large natural storage of most groundwater systems offers exceptional drought resilience and is well positioned to enhance water security for a wide range of water users. To perform this role sustainably groundwater systems require better data and analyses to inform water-resource administration and effective pollution protection. This overview from the International Association of Hydrogeologists describes how groundwater can enhance water security, and outlines some of the main considerations.