View of the "Trou de Fer" after heavy rainfall, during a heliborne survey of La Réunion. The island holds the world records for rainfall over 24 hours and 15 days (La Réunion, 2012). © BRGM - Séverine Bès de Berc


BRGM is among the leading players in the development of sustainable solutions for water, one of the major challenges for the 21st century.

Core activities in this field are water resource management, studies on hydrosystem functions and their protection, identifying untapped reserves and assessments of climate change impacts on water resources and water users.

More about the BRGM's activities concerning water


Workshop “Assessment and Management of Indirect Potable Reuse”

Hosted at the German Federal Institute of Hydrology, Koblenz, Germany from the 6th to 8th March 2018, this workshop aims to review innovations in regulation, treatment and assessment techniques and management options in the field of IPR, as well as the direction of future developments.


“Better forecasting of water resources demands a systems approach”

Interview with Nathalie Dörfliger, Director for Water, Environment and Ecotechnologies.

Read the interview


BRGM, solutions for tomorrow's water issues

BRGM is a leading player in the development of sustainable solutions for water, one of the new century’s most crucial issues.

Read Géorama magazine #26


Water's role in the Earth system

An issue of BRGM's journal to explore the role of water in the depths of our planet.

Read the Géosciences journal #13
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