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


Listed industrial facilities: a guide to groundwater surveillance

With INERIS, the BRGM co-authored a guide on behalf of the DGPR on applications of groundwater quality surveillance to listed facilities and polluted sites (Surveillance de la qualité des eaux souterraines appliquée aux ICPE et sites pollués).


“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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