"The DIVISION aims to serve the scientific sector of the groundwater community in Southern Africa, for the advancement of the science and technology of groundwater and to promote the efficient use of groundwater as well as professionalism throughout the groundwater industry."

Welcome to the Ground Water Division of GSSA

The Ground Water Division was established in 1978 by members of the groundwater community of South Africa and the Directorate of Geohydrology, Department of Water Affairs. Essentially a non-profit association, it is committed to upholding and promoting professionalism in the field of groundwater among its membership. It is a body of scientists and technicians with direct or indirect involvement or interest in the optimal development of the country's groundwater as a limited natural resource, and in the preservation of its quality. Environmental consciousness is strongly supported.

Membership is open to anyone interested in the promotion and protection of groundwater.

*new update 25 11 2016*

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AS Talma

Aritius Sybrandus (Siep) Talma
(1944 - 2016)


It is with sadness that we learnt of the passing of Siep Talma on Friday 11 November 2016. 
Siep was a true gentleman and guided many of us in the use of isotopes in groundwater studies.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family.


Siep, a GWD Honorary Member and recipient of the Groundwater Lifetime...Read more

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