Introduction to Groundwater: Theory in Practice (GWD)

TENTATIVE DATE
A 3-day short course focusing on the Theory that informs the practice of hydrogeology.
*This course will offer some practical field sessions as well as will focus on best-practice applications.
29 May 2024 08:00 - 31 May 2024 16:00
Pretoria, Gauteng
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TENTATIVE DATE
A 3-day short course focusing on the Theory that informs the practice of hydrogeology.
*This course will offer some practical field sessions as well as will focus on best-practice applications.


About this event

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The Course is aimed at those involved or interested in groundwater who wish to broaden their understanding of the fundamentals of hydrogeology.
The course is presented by academics and consultants working in hydrogeology.
We encourage all graduate trainees, field technicians, environmental assistants, technical assistants, water technicians; geohydrologists, assistant hydrogeologists; geo-technicians and consultants to attend. The course will be CPD accredited with SACNASP.

*subject to change on finalising the programme but the following themes will be covered

SESSION 1: GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY
Subsurface Hydrology
South African Hydrostratigraphy (Aquifers of SA)

SESSION 2: GROUNDWATER EXPLORATION
Groundwater Exploration (Geophysics)
Groundwater Drilling (Methods and Equipment)
Groundwater Sampling and Analyses

SESSION 3: GROUNDWATER GOVERNANCE 
Groundwater in NEMA, NWA, SPLUMA and NEMWA
Groundwater Resource Protection

SESSION 4: DATA MANAGEMENT 

SESSION 5: FIELD HYDRAULIC TESTING & INTERPETING HYDRAULIC TESTS *
Slug Testing; Pumping Testing; Unsaturated Testing 

SESSION 7: GEOCHEMISTRY & CONTAMINANT HYDROLOGY
Principles of Geochemistry

Contaminant Transport
Sources and Transport of Contamination (mining, etc.) 
Mitigation and Remediation

Interested?

Cost: R 6 000.00 pp (excl VAT) for the three days. Member and Group discounts will apply.

Register your interest online.

The GWD, in partnership with Universities, will also host follow-up practical Field School sessions <June/July> later the year. This information will be posted in
the New Year. 

Introduction to Groundwater: Theory in Practice (GWD)

29 May 2024 08:00 - 31 May 2024 16:00
Pretoria, Gauteng
Training course

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