The congress was held in Rome.
Dr. Raffaella Meffe, researcher at IMDEA Water, participated in the 42nd Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists with an oral presentation entitled "Review on the occurrence of emerging organic contaminants and pesticides in Italian surface water and groundwater", authored by Raffaella Meffe and Irene de Bustamante, Deputy Director of IMDEA Water.
The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH/AIH) is a scientific and educational charitable organisation for scientists, engineers, water managers and other professionals working in the fields of groundwater resource planning, management and protection. Founded in 1956, it has grown to a world-wide membership of more than 4000 individuals. The mission of the association is to further the understanding, wise use and protection of groundwater resources throughout the world.