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UNESCO Call for Consultancy on Groundwater governance and Data closing soon!

10 Jun 2022
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Available Opportunity: Postdoctoral Position at University of Pretoria - Closing 17 June

09 Jun 2022
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UPGeologyPostdoctoral Position at University of Pretoria on the Project Enhancing Sustainable Groundwater Use in South Africa (ESGUSA) on Managed Aquifer Recharge in Polokwane

Informed and research-based approaches to MAR will augment safe and reliable water supply for urban and rural communities in dry areas under increasing population and climate pressure.

Event Debrief:Decision support groundwater modelling - in spirit or in fact? (GWD GAU)

22 Apr 2022
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2021 GWD 17th Biennial Conference and Exhibition Debrief

22 Oct 2021
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Winners and Awards...

and Thank you's! and Congratulations!

It was wonderful to come together again, as a community, to share knowledge, new research and innovation and expand on our networks at the 17th Groundwater Conference & Exhibition hosted by the Gauteng Branch of the Groundwater Division of the Geological Society of South Africa. 

The GWD wish to congratulate the following recipients of the 'BEST' Awards for the Conference:

Event Debrief: Talk on Groundwater Development (GWD YP Committee)

02 Aug 2021
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Moderators: Oudi Modisha and Awodwa Magingi

This Webinar - organised by the Young Professional Committee, GWConfEx2021 - focused on the development of groundwater resources including the status of groundwater in South Africa, major technical and social challenges within the industry and ways to address these challenges.

The new SANS 241 standard is out for public comment!

06 May 2022
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Home News The new SANS 241 standard is out for public comment!
SANS 241-1 and SANS 241-2 were under review with the intention to merge the two standards in to one standard which will be SANS 241:

The new SANS 241 revised standard,  available on the SABS website, are now released and available for public comment with closing date 29 June 2022.

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Join us in CONGRATULATING the following members that have been appointed to the GWD Management Committee!

04 May 2022
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Groundwater year 2022 update.

11 Jan 2022
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The update

Welcome Note

Welcome

Dear GWD Members and Prospective Members
With the good rains over most parts of South Africa in spring and summer, 2022 is starting in the right direction. We can not forget the difficulties and sorrows of the last 2 years, but we can build on the lessons we learned and the opportunities created and move forward.

Congratulations to the WRC on an excellent Symposium

06 Oct 2021
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The Groundwater Session @ 5th WRC Symposium

The Groundwater Session that took place on Monday 20 September 2021, with Chair Yazeed van Wyk and speakers such as Dr Shafick Adams, Prof Matthys Dippenaar, Dr Kevin Pietersen, Dr Sumaya Israel, Mr Fanus Fourie, Mr Kes Murray and Dr Ricky Murray are 'Legend' now and for those that missed out we can just