14 Nov 2019 07:30 - 15 Nov 2019 16:40
Glenhoven Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
The 2019 African Exploration Showcase will focus on the metals and minerals critical to the technologies for a low carbon energy future: technology enabling commodities that are commonly referred to as“Critical Metals”.“Critical Metals” is not accurate in that commodities in this basket are not always metals (e.g. graphite); and ambiguous in that “critical” can refer to the significance of the commodity to a technology (i.e.the technology would not be viable without the commodity) as well as the security of supply of the commodity which is influenced by factors that change with time and locality. We prefer to use the term “Technology Commodities”.
31 Oct 2019 08:00 - 31 Oct 2019 10:00
Groundwater is used widely throughout the African continent, with millions of people being dependent on the availability of sufficient quantities of groundwater of acceptable quality. However, as was evident with the recent drought, as well as numerous other extreme events and hydrometeorological disasters such as flooding, topsoil erosion, surface water quality deterioration, and crop failure, groundwater often only provides immediate relief during disaster rather than being the primary source of potable water.
20 Oct 2019 08:00 - 23 Oct 2019 17:00
Boardwalk International Convention Centre, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
The Ground Water Division was established in 1978 as a division of the Geological Society of South Africa with the objective of advancing the science and technology of groundwater. Our biennial groundwater conference has been pivotal in sharing knowledge about groundwater in South Africa, with this being our 16th three-day event. Our conferences have always centered around the science of groundwater, new technologies, networking, and meeting people who are passionate about groundwater, but this year we also want to focus on Water Use and Conservation, with an emphasis on groundwater.
17 Oct 2019 08:00 - 19 Oct 2019 17:00
Beach Hotel, Port Elizabeth
The comprehensive overview of model calibration and in-depth understanding of the intricacies of uncertainty by Professor John Doherty is great value for money. It is very scarce that the actual developer devotes his time to present a course and thus this course is highly recommended. PEST is the industry standard along with the US UCODE software for groundwater parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis. Whether using finite element (FEFLOW) or finite difference (MODFLOW), model calibration is essential using any one of these codes.
19 Sep 2019 16:30 - 19 Sep 2019 19:00
Seminar Room 1D, Life Sciences Auditorium, University of the Western Cape
TOPIC: The geohydrology of the West Coast, Langebaan - more pieces to add to this fascinating puzzle. Introduction: Julian Conrad (IAH-SA) Main speaker: Nicolette will be presenting the findings of her PhD research Closing: Dr Jaco Nel (GWD-WC) Cheese and Wine served afterwards RSVP: 17:00 Monday, 16 September 2019 with [email protected]
04 Sep 2019 08:00 - 06 Sep 2019 12:00
Johannesburg, South Africa
The Southern African Development Community – Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) in collaboration with the united nations, Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – International Hydrogeological Programme (UNESCO-IHP), the International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre (IGRAC), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) and Department of Water and sanitation – South Africa is proud to announce their 2nd Annual Groundwater Conference to be held under the theme “Groundwater Contribution to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals in SADC Region.”
29 Aug 2019 16:30 - 29 Aug 2019 19:30
WRC Offices, The Well, Pretoria
The GAUTENG Branch of the Ground Water Division invites you to a MIXER that will feature some interesting talks by esteemed GWD Honorary members and an opportunity to socially engage with other members and prospective members of the Branch.
22 Jul 2019 12:00 - 27 Jul 2019 11:59
Water Resources Dialogue: China-Africa Water Forum Series No. 7 - Third Announcement - Organized by China Africa Water Association (CAWA), Hosted by the Namibian Hydrogeological Association (NHA) in Namibia in partnership with Namibia Scientific Society and the Namibian Chamber of Environment and supported by UNESCO Chair in Hydrology at UWC (South Africa). Institute of Africa Water & Environment at HUE, International Research Centeron Karst (IRCK) in Guilin China, T.Y. Lin International (China), Irstea (National Institute for Environmental and Agricultural Science and Research, France). View and download full brochure: 3rd announcement China Africa No.7_13apr19 (1) - 2mb Abstract Submission to: [email protected]
12 Jul 2019 10:00 - 12 Jul 2019 14:00
IGS at UFS in Bloemfontein
You are invited to attend the GWD Central Branch Symposium to be hosted at the IGS at UFS in Bloemfontein
24 Jun 2019 09:00 - 28 Jun 2019 15:30
The GWD is delighted to announce that the 2019 Field School will be hosted by our GWD Western Cape branch this year! Building on the successes of the annual Industry Field Schools (hosted in Gauteng in 2016-18) and the Honour Students' Field School (2018, hosted in Potchefstroom by the NWU)