Dr Matthys Dippenaar (GWD Chair) with Dr Shafick Adams (WRC) and Ms Isa Thompson (DWS), the recipients of the 2017 GWD Achievement Awards at the recent GWD Conference in Stellenbosch.

"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.

GWD News

Interesting news from our GWD members attending the IAH Conference in 2016

Trust that 2017 can gain further momentum following a very productive 2016. Our GWD members reflect:

43rd IAH conference, Monpellier France, 25-29 September 2016

The 43rd IAH conference treated the 5 South African delegates to one of France’s finest areas, the historical town of Montpellier. A combination of fantastic weather, good food and wine, and of course hydrogeology at its finest...Read more

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