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Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act - comments by April 19.

29 Apr 2021
jessica
The Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act have been gazetted with invitation to comment by April 19. The GSSA will be submitting comment, but members should also consider whether they should comment as individual professionals as well. This call was also included in the latest GSSA March Newsletter- click here to view
Home News Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act - comments by April 19.
The Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act have been gazetted with invitation to comment by April 19. The GSSA will be submitting comment, but members should also consider whether they should comment as individual professionals as well. This call was also included in the latest GSSA March Newsletter- click here to view

Event Debrief /Talking about: Groundwater Awareness

29 Apr 2021
jessica
CPD EVENT The GWD Central Branch Dr Amy Allwright, together with the GWD National Chair Mr Fanus Fourie, hosted this Groundwater Awareness Talk that was presented by Nicolette Vermaak of the Institute for Groundwater Studies at UFS. Nicolette offered an overview of what groundwater awareness entails and shared some of her experiences. This Talk aimed
Home News Event Debrief /Talking about: Groundwater Awareness
CPD EVENT The GWD Central Branch Dr Amy Allwright, together with the GWD National Chair Mr Fanus Fourie, hosted this Groundwater Awareness Talk that was presented by Nicolette Vermaak of the Institute for Groundwater Studies at UFS. Nicolette offered an overview of what groundwater awareness entails and shared some of her experiences. This Talk aimed

Event Debrief /Talking about: Groundwater Awareness

02 Mar 2021
Elanda
Awareness can be defined as knowledge or perception of a situation or fact, concern about and well-informed interest in a particular situation or development and the quality or state of being aware. It is also the knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists. Our awareness is often linked to things we have learned and experienced...
Home News Event Debrief /Talking about: Groundwater Awareness
Awareness can be defined as knowledge or perception of a situation or fact, concern about and well-informed interest in a particular situation or development and the quality or state of being aware. It is also the knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists. Our awareness is often linked to things we have learned and experienced...

Event debrief: The Vadose Zone in Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (UP/GWD)

11 Feb 2021
jessica
The UP Department of Geology has for the past decade focused on how the soil and rock between land surface and the phreatic or saturated zone behave with respect to highly variable moisture contents...
Home News Event debrief: The Vadose Zone in Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (UP/GWD)
The UP Department of Geology has for the past decade focused on how the soil and rock between land surface and the phreatic or saturated zone behave with respect to highly variable moisture contents...

Event debrief: GWD Western Cape Talk on Machine Learning modelling techniques for groundwater availability in RSA Dolomites

11 Feb 2021
jessica
This talk presented research into the applicability of machine learning for the forward prediction of groundwater levels and flow regime, as an alternative to numerical modelling...
Home News Event debrief: GWD Western Cape Talk on Machine Learning modelling techniques for groundwater availability in RSA Dolomites
This talk presented research into the applicability of machine learning for the forward prediction of groundwater levels and flow regime, as an alternative to numerical modelling...

#fortheloveofgroundwater - Groundwater Kids Awareness Championed

11 Feb 2021
jessica
The GWD applaud the recent initiative of Ms Izelda Uses-Mbatha.that, with the enthusiastic support from the school principal, arranged a groundwater science workshop with the Grade 2 and 3 class at the Wonderland Christian Pre School and Primary School, located in Clayville, Midrand
Home News #fortheloveofgroundwater - Groundwater Kids Awareness Championed
The GWD applaud the recent initiative of Ms Izelda Uses-Mbatha.that, with the enthusiastic support from the school principal, arranged a groundwater science workshop with the Grade 2 and 3 class at the Wonderland Christian Pre School and Primary School, located in Clayville, Midrand

Save the date: Groundwater Conference, Gauteng 17-20 October 2021

11 Feb 2021
jessica
GWD GROUNDWATER CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION 2021 - THEME. The UN-Water selected Theme for World Water Day 2022 is “Groundwater: making the invisible visible” – as proposed by International Groundwater Resource Assessment Centre.
Home News Save the date: Groundwater Conference, Gauteng 17-20 October 2021
GWD GROUNDWATER CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION 2021 - THEME. The UN-Water selected Theme for World Water Day 2022 is “Groundwater: making the invisible visible” – as proposed by International Groundwater Resource Assessment Centre.

Membership Roll 2020/2021

11 Feb 2021
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Home News Membership Roll 2020/2021

Membership for 2020 remains active only until *31 March 2021 but new approved fees for Membership will come into effect from 15 February. (R70 incl. VAT student/ retired members & R470 incl. VAT applicable to all other memberships. Members will receive invoicing and/or follow-up communications regarding.


Please note that commercially available GWD Professional Members' contact details are accessible via the PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY

 

The 2020 recon: highs and lows and looking ahead

11 Feb 2021
jessica
Review: 2020 Highlights. 11 x Zoom sessions. Interesting intersecting topics hosted by the different GWD Branches: Western Cape, North West, Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Central (Bloemfontein).Event debrief 6 November 2020: 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, Dr Emmanuel Sakala (GWD GAU)
Home News The 2020 recon: highs and lows and looking ahead
Review: 2020 Highlights. 11 x Zoom sessions. Interesting intersecting topics hosted by the different GWD Branches: Western Cape, North West, Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Central (Bloemfontein).Event debrief 6 November 2020: 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, Dr Emmanuel Sakala (GWD GAU)