"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

Phil Hobbs Memorial Service


We are deeply saddened to share with you that Mr Phil Hobbs, a beloved and highly esteemed GWD Honorary Member, passed away on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 after his admission to hospital on Monday. This unexpected loss of a much beloved colleague, friend and mentor leaves us all with great sorrow and also a wish to come together to share in the memories of all that knew and loved him.

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