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


BRGM inaugurates the PRIME innovative testing platforms

The French Geological Survey (BRGM) has inaugurated the PRIME research and innovation platforms. Pilot testing facilities allow us to study pollutant transport in the soil at different scales and to develop remediation technologies.


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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