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

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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

Geocongress 2023 (GSSA, SU)

11 Jan 2023 08:00 - 13 Jan 2023 16:00
Stellenbosch University Campus, Western Cape
Conference
  • Conference
The conference aims to cover a broad spectrum of geoscience topics that will include both traditional disciplines and less traditional and forward-looking themes such as Big Data in Earth Sciences,…

Geohydrology: Practical Skills Course 2023

21 Feb 2023 08:00 - 24 Feb 2023 15:00
Future Africa Campus, UP, Pretoria
Training course
  • field work
  • practical skills
  • best practice
This GWD Practical Skill course will be hosted at the UP Future Africa Campus and will focus on imparting best practice skills presented by specialists in the field.

Water Quality Monitoring and Management Training (CBSS, AQUATICO)

09 May 2023 08:00 - 11 May 2023 16:00
Oppiehoek Guesthouse, 196 Blake Street, Riviera, Pretoria
Training course
  • Water governance
Carin Bosman (CBSS) and Nelda Breedt (Aquatico), in association with the Water Institute of South Africa (WISA), have developed a new Training Course in Water Quality Monitoring and Management. We…

50th IAH Congress

18 Sep 2023 08:00 - 24 Sep 2023 16:00
Cape Town, CTICC
Conference
  • IAH
  • Event
  • groundwater scale
CONGRESS IS COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA!
It was unanimously agreed by the IAH Council to accept the South African proposal to host the 50th Congress in Cape Town from 18 to 24 September 2023 at the…

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16 Nov 2022
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Please see below for details of a PhD opportunity working on  the environmental impact of lithium mining in high Andean
16 Nov 2022
National Hub
  • borehole pump operator
  • qualification
  • EWSETA
It is a pleasure to advice that the National Occupational Certificate: Borehole Pump Operator qualification
07 Nov 2022
National Hub
  • Abstracts
At the closing ceremony of IAH 49 held in China, the groundwater torch was passed to South Africa to host IAH 50.

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

Tapwater
40% (2 votes)
Bottled water
20% (1 vote)
Own filtered water
20% (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
20% (1 vote)
Total votes: 5