In the past 42 years, Professor Ken Howard MSc, PhD, PHG, PGeoFGC, CGeol FGS has worked on groundwater projects around the world, authoring or co-authoring over 175 articles including 6 books. His interests range from aquifer recharge assessment and regional groundwater modelling to contaminant migration, seawater intrusion and the impact of climate change on global water resources. He has a special interest in the management and protection of groundwater in urban areas, and the importance of good urban water governance. As a professional hydrogeologist, he is certified by the American Institute of Hydrology (PHG), chartered by the British Geological Society (CGeol FGS) and registered as a Professional Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (PGeoFGC), Canada. He has been a Professor of Hydrogeology at the University of Toronto since 1981 and is currently enjoying a four-year term as the Past-President of the International Association of Hydrogeology (IAH) (IAH President 2012-2016).
April 3 - “Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink" Are global freshwater supplies destined to run out? Explores the collective threat of climate change, pollution and explosive population growth on the planet’s dwindling supply of fresh, accessible water. Are the world’s water resources sustainable?