"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

Artificial recharge website and video

Dear Water Community,

The promotion of artificial groundwater recharge has come a long way since the WRC initiated the first of a number of research projects in the late 1990s. DWA took up the initiative and developed an Artificial Recharge Strategy in 2007, and has recently completed rolling-out that strategy. All relevant resources have been placed on the artificial recharge website www.artificialrecharge.co.za and the latest addition is the video of the recharge tests in Prince Albert. Go to the Video page on the website. Other...Read more

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