The holding tank for acid waters from the Calimani sulphur mine (Romania, 2006). © BRGM - David Cazaux


BRGM applies an integrated approach to the management and prevention of environmental damage.

Our priority areas are site surveillance and rehabilitation, polluted soils and sediments and management of household, industrial and mining waste. R&D on ecotechnologies to support clean treatment processes is a key area of development.

More about the BRGM's activities concerning environment and ecotechnologies


AquaConSoil 2017

The BRGM, in partnership with Deltares and the University of Wageningen, is organising the 14th AquaConSoil conference to be held from 26 to 30 June 2017 at the Lyon Conference Centre. This is an EU-wide conference on underground soil-water systems and water resource management.
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