Groundwater Forum

  • Groundwater
  • Governance
  • Drinking Water
  • Sustainability
  • Water quality


Presented by The Capital Region of Denmark and ATV Soil and Groundwater


The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition Groundwater Forum aims to promote groundwater as a critical resource to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and critically, safe drinking water for all. The Forum will provide examples from around the globe on the management of groundwater quantity and quality. Invited speakers will highlight challenges and solutions for sustainable groundwater exploitation. In three sessions, we will explore and facilitate participant discussions on groundwater topics such as management and cooperation around scarce resources and competing interests, quantifying groundwater sustainability, risk assessment of emerging pollutants, sharing of groundwater data and more.


Programme features

• Groundwater Management
• Groundwater Sustainability
• Protection of Groundwater Quality

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Programme Committee

Name Affiliation Country
Martin Rygaard
Associate Professor, DTU Environment, Technical University of Denmark Denmark
Ida Holm Olesen
Head of Department, The Region of Southern Denmark Denmark
Katerina Tsitonaki
Technical Director, M.Sc., Ph.D., WSP Denmark
Gunver Heidemann
Chief Consultant, The Capital Region of Denmark Denmark
Dr. Stephen Foster
IWA Groundwater Management Specialist Group United Kingdom