GW Talks

  • 3 November 2016: GWD Gauteng: Using Dynamic, Steady State Testing for Groundwater Exploration. A presentation by Noah Heller, MS PG (CA 5792), President BESST, Inc. San Rafael, California. View the presentation  (5.17 mb)

  • 12 August 2016: GWD Gauteng: Environmental Aspects of Coal Mining by εUCG™ Technology. A presentation by Dr Michael S Blinderman from Ergo Exergy Technologies Inc. from Montreal, Canada. View the presentation (5.14mb)

  • 13 May 2016: GWD Eastern Cape: After an EC membership meeting an inspiring talk and presentation by Leslie van Zyl-Smit of REDE Engineering and Management Solutions around 'the good, the bad, the ugly' from his groundwater experience in the Eastern Cape followed. View the .pdf presentation. (3.31mb)

  • 26 August 2015: GWD Western Cape: Dr Roger Parsons presented a talk on ‘A journey of discovery – the hidden hydrology of Groenvlei’ and offered valuable insights he gained throughout his career. Read more...

  • 29 July 2015: A presentation by Dr Ricky Murray, Dr Jodie Miller and Ms Kelly Swana on "Hydrochemical fingerprinting of shallow groundwater and natural springs in the Karoo Basin..." during a GWD Western Cape networking event. View the pdf slide presentation. (2mb) The report’s been published. You can order hard-copies from the WRC (free) or download it from their website. Read some feedback/ and view photos of the event..

  • 5 May 2015: A presentation by Dr Roger Diamond  on "Isotope techniques for understanding groundwater flow paths in the TMG” during a GWD Western Cape Networking event. Read more about this event (368kb)

  • 23 April 2015: Presentation by Dr. Eric Tordiffe, retired stalward in South African & Namibian circles shared his experience on the characteristics and management of Namib aquifers in the Tsumeb Sub-Basin during an GWD Eastern Cape Talk & Get-together. Read more about this event. (554kb)

  • 26 June 2014: Presentation by Prof. Avner Vengosh, Duke University, USA -"A Critical Review of the Risks to Water Resources from Unconventional Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing in the United States." View introduction and publication references

  • 9 December 2013: Talk by Brent Usher PhD PrSciNat - "Coal Seam Gas extraction in Queensland"
    Prepared page by Klohn Crippen Berger

  • 29 July 2015: A presentation by Dr Ricky Murray, Dr Jodie Miller and Ms Kelly Swana on "Hydrochemical fingerprinting of shallow groundwater and natural springs in the Karoo Basin..." during a GWD Western Cape networking event. View the pdf slide presentation. (2mb) The report’s been published. You can order hard-copies from the WRC (free) or download it from their website.
  • 5 May 2015: A presentation by Dr Roger Diamond  on "Isotope techniques for understanding groundwater flow paths in the TMG” during a GWD Western Cape Networking event. Read more about this event (368kb)
  • 23 April 2015: Presentation by Dr. Eric Tordiffe, retired stalward in South African & Namibian circles shared his experience on the characteristics and management of Namib aquifers in the Tsumeb Sub-Basin during an GWD Eastern Cape Talk & Get-together. Read more about this event. (554kb)
  • 9 December 2013, Council for Geoscience, Pretoria Talk by Brent Usher PhD PrSciNat - "Coal Seam Gas extraction in Queensland" Prepared page by Klohn Crippen Berger

  • 16 May 2013, Limpopo Branch Launch A presentation by Mr Pierre Mouton (WSM Leshika)  'Main challenges in groundwater industry in Limpopo Province;  Talk by Mr Willem du Toit (DWA) on the role and responsibility of DWA groundwater section in Limpopo.
  • July 2012 - Networking Roadshow  GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY SEMINAR  Dr Ted Way (Shao-Chih (Ted) Way, Ph.D., P.E.) from Japan offered insights and  show-cased the latest in-situ / monitoring technology available. Speaker Gauteng: Dr Shafick Adams: 'Groundwater in South Africa: Perspectives and Challenges' Speakers Cape Town:  Mr Xiao Liang: 'Latest development of 3D fracture networks research'
  • Dr Chris Hartnady: 'Environmental Impacts and geophysical Risks of Karoo Shale Gas Development' Speaker Durban: Mr Philani Msimango (DWA): Borehole registration challenges and Northern KZN Defunct mines project outline.
  • 26 June 2012, UP, Pretoria Prof. Jennifer McKay, Professor of Business Law, and Director: Centre for Comparative Water Policies and Law, School of Commerce talked about groundwater laws and policies in Australia.
  • February 2012 - GWD Western Cape Branch Presentation by Roger Parsons on experience of drought relief drilling. Presentation by Kornelius Riemann on ‘Silver Drop’ system for groundwater management.

 

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GWD EC write up_opt.pdf553.75 KB
GWD_WC_Karoo Deep Groundwater Presentation.pdf1.93 MB
Write_up_on GWD_WC_Functions_29Jul_26Aug_2015.pdf476.35 KB
UCG_Groundwater Division Meeting_for PDF_160812.pdf5.14 MB
GWD Report 2016 2017 to GSSA.pdf868.96 KB