Principal Hydrogeochemist, British Geological Survey (BGS)
Daniel Lapworth is a Principal Hydrogeochemist at the British Geological Survey (BGS). His research focus is groundwater quality, groundwater protection and replenishment within the context of environmental change and anthropogenic pressures. His interest lies in applied groundwater science to inform groundwater development policy and improved protection of drinking water resources. Dr. Lapworth has a wide interest in groundwater quality and has undertaken extensive research on the topic of emerging contaminants in groundwater including work on microplastics, PFAS, pharmaceuticals and eDNA.
Much of his research is undertaken in Africa and South Asia as well as Europe. Dan is chair of the IAH Groundwater Quality Commission. He has published over 100 peer review journal papers and currently supervises four PhD students.