"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

Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at forthcoming WISA Mine Water Division Symposium

 The WISA Mine Water Division is delighted to announce that registration for its forthcoming Annual Symposium is open, and this year's theme is Management Options for Mine Water.

Come and hear Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof. Coleen Vogel, among other leading speakers, in Pretoria in November!


Prof. Coleen Vogel of the University of the Witwatersand, Johannesburg is a climatologist by training but has...Read more

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