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


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.


“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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