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.

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GWD2017 Student Support

The GWD Conference 2017 organising committee has been able to source limited funding to support some students to attend the Ground Water Division biennial conference in Stellenbosch in October 2017. www.GWD2017.com

It has been decided that funding will be given for registration fees only; and that the student awarded support is responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs.

The sponsorship will be awarded on the following basis:

  • Student support will cover the cost of the...Read more
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