Upcoming Events

Course: Getting Started with Groundwater Modelling (DHI-SA)

GETTING STARTED WITH GROUNDWATER MODELLING Using FEFLOW Date: 01/04/2020 - 31/12/2020 Location: Online Language: English   This free self-paced course introduces you to the basic concepts of groundwater modelling using FEFLOW. Through twelve modules you will be introduced to the various aspects and applications of FEFLOW. Each module includes videos and/or reading materials as well […]

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Talk: Building a puzzle: developing a groundwater conceptual model (GWD Central)

TALK ABSTRACT Science is a living document; it grows and expands as more information becomes available and our knowledge grows. It makes use of hypothesis, experiments, observations, and measurements. Groundwater scientists have a difficult task. They work in a system that is not visible, and they cannot take it into a laboratory to study. They […]

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Talk: Natural Attenuation of AMD-Case Study (GWD Gauteng)

Natural attenuation of acid mine drainage by various rocks in a typical Karoo coalfield: case study of the Witbank, Ermelo and Highveld coalfields, South Africa Sakala1,2, F. Fourie2, M. Gomo2 and G. Madzivire1,3 Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa Institute for Groundwater Studies, University of the Free State The University of South Africa, Department of […]

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3rd SADC Groundwater Conference (SADC-GMI)

This conference seeks to advocate for a more central and pronounced role for groundwater in the WEFE Nexus dialogue as a way of minimising shocks, risks and vulnerability to climate change. The conference will be offered parallel to the 8th Africa Water Week, and also align to the theme of the 8th Africa Water Week. Both the 3rd SADC Groundwater Conference and the 8th Africa Water Week (AWW8) are aimed at rallying Africa’s water sector towards a common voice as the world prepares for the 9th World Water Forum (9WWF) to be held in Dakar, Senegal in March 2021.

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GWD Field School 2020 *postponed

Annual Honours and Industry Fieldschool 2020, Postponed until further notice (Sept 2020, tbc Mid-June) The Groundwater Division and its partners are presenting a groundwater field school for postgraduate students and industry professionals. The four-day field school aims to cover appropriate field methods by: Introducing or refreshing appropriate basic theory Exposing attendees to the actual field […]

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WISA 2020 #AllHandsOnDeck

#AllHandsOnDeck for WISA2020 in December One thing that we all know about water is that it always finds a way to get over, under or through any obstacle that may stand in its way. It is no surprise then, that when we realised that the South African government proclamation against gatherings of more than 100 […]

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GeoCongress 2020, Stellenbosch * Postponed till 2021

Herewith notifying members that GeoCongress 2020 is happening at Stellenbosch University this year (see links from the GSSA below), and that there will be a groundwater session titled "Advances in Southern African Hydrogeology". Abstract submission is open until the 15th April at the following link: http://allevents.co.za/geocongress/abstract-submission.html The "Advances in Southern African Hydrogeology" session outline is […]

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National Chairperson: Mr Fanus Fourie
Vice-Chairperson: Ms Nicolette Vermaak
National Treasurer: Mr Yazeed van Wyk
National Secretariat: Dr Jaco Nel
National Coordinator: Ms Elanda Schaffner

Please contact this Committee via [email protected]

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