Ground Water Division of GSSA

Professionals for the responsible management and development of groundwater

Membership

Our members specialize and practice in groundwater specific fields, have a recognised qualification and are professionally registered by SACNASP.

Scientific Information

All our Professional Membership subscribe to both GSSA and SACNASP Code of Conduct

Featured event

Ground Water Division of GSSA

Professionals for the responsible management and development of groundwater

Membership

Our members specialize and practice in groundwater specific fields, have a recognised qualification and are professionally registered by SACNASP.

Scientific Information

All our Professional Membership subscribe to both GSSA and SACNASP Code of Conduct

Featured event

Upcoming events

Water Governance Training Course (CBSS)

23 Jul 2024 08:00 - 25 Jul 2024 16:00
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Training course
  • groundwater governance
  • WUL
  • waste management
Registration closes 2 July 2024
Last date for Early Bird Discount payment – 11 June 2024

Mentee Presentations (GSSA)

25 Jul 2024 13:00 - 25 Jul 2024 14:00
Webinar
  • micropollutants
  • bench blasts
  • Mentees
  • Geology
Join in this lunchtime talk by two students / young professionals that will share on MICROPOLLUTANTS and BENCH BLASTS respectively.
Jessie is also a GWD student member and we are looking…

Introduction to Drilling (GSSA)

06 Aug 2024 07:30 - 06 Aug 2024 16:00
Webinar
  • Drilling
A free online Webinar on Drilling.

GWD Western Cape Networking Event: Aquifer Characterisation Using Airborne Geophysics

28 Aug 2024 17:00 - 28 Aug 2024 20:00
University of the Western Cape, Life Sciences Building
Networking Event
  • geophysical techniques
All welcome at this in-person Networking event where Aqeela Parker will share on Mapping the Lower Berg River Aquifer System along the West Coast of South Africa using SKYTEM (Time Domain…

Groundwater Short Course 2024 (GWD, WBA)

16 Sep 2024 09:00 - 19 Sep 2024 16:00
DWS Roodeplaat Dam Training Center (Pretoria)
Training course
  • groundwater remediation
  • geochemistry
This Course, with a special Groundwater Geochemistry and Remediation theme, is aimed at those involved or interested in groundwater (or hydrogeology) who wishes to broaden their understanding of the…

Groundwater Modelling Course (Save the Date)

28 Oct 2024 08:00 - 30 Oct 2024 16:00
Stellenbosch University
Training course
  • Groundwater Modelling
  • FEFLOW
This Short Learning Programme is designed for all professionals within the groundwater industry, specifically wanting an introduction to both theory and practical groundwater modelling skills.

Latest News

12 Jul 2024
National Hub
  • Drilling
The recent Drilling Supervision Course hosted at the Institute for Groundwater Studies, UFS in a chilly Bloemfontein over 4-6 July 2024, was attend
12 Jul 2024
National Hub
  • community supply
  • standard operating procedures
On 10 July 2024, the GWD Executive Member, Mr Fanus Fourie moderated the event where Stephen Marais, from the DWS Directorate: Water Servi
20 Jun 2024
National Hub
  • Young Professionals
  • Municipalities
  • capacity development
  • skills development
 "Capacity development in groundwater governance emerges as a crucial necessity for decision-makers and stakeholders to grasp the

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Certificate of membership at a SACNASP recognised body.

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Discounted rates or full sponsorship for GWD seminars, conferences and other events.

Updates on GWD sector news & members' doings and goings

Access to speakers' lectures. Access to a network.

Opportunity to vote for the GWD Chair and Executive Committee and attendance at the yearly AGM meetings.

Sector Partners / Associations

Groundwater Kids Foundation

Promoting and supporting groundwater educational practices and outreaches in schools throughout the SADC region.
This registered NPO are…

SANBWA

The South African National Bottled Water Association (SANBWA) is a voluntary association of bottlers whose primary concern is the health, safety and…

SADC-GMI

SADC-GMI Vision: "To be a Centre of Excellence in promoting equitable and sustainable groundwater management in the SADC Region.

Grondwater Project

The mission of The Groundwater Project is to provide accessible, engaging, high-quality, educational materials, free-of-charge online in many…

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Polls

When you pour a drink, which do you fill up on?

Tapwater
57% (4 votes)
Bottled water
14% (1 vote)
Own filtered water
14% (1 vote)
From a pipe/tank/reservoir
0% (0 votes)
Boiled/ treated riverwater
0% (0 votes)
Rainwater/ captured pools
0% (0 votes)
I rarely drink only water
0% (0 votes)
Other options please
14% (1 vote)
Total votes: 7