Groundwater reserves provide essential water supply for industry and social resilience to change in the water cycle. But the total resource can be vulnerable to poor practice, climate change, land use, and energy and mining developments. Risks in groundwater projects can be managed to assure alignment to outcomes.
Ranking of groundwater and groundwater-related projects and inventories through the UNFC System.
Taming hydrogeological uncertainty, from probabilistic risk analysis to practices of decision-making under deep uncertainty.
Resource and reserve appraisals from the well to the water-basin scale, in a dynamic framework.
UNESCO World Water Development Report 2022