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IAH Congress DAVOS - Call for abstracts TBA Commission

01 Feb 2024
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Dear colleagues and friends of the Transboundary Aquifers Commission,

We have the pleasure to invite you to the upcoming IAH Congress in Davos, Switzerland, 8-13 September 2024. We have organized the session: On effective transboundary groundwater areas for shared aquifer management

IAH Congress 2023: Call for Abstracts open!

07 Nov 2022
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At the closing ceremony of IAH 49 held in China, the groundwater torch was passed to South Africa to host IAH 50. We congratulate the conference organisers on hosting a successful conference under the trying circumstances posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Congress theme for IAH 50 is Groundwater: A Matter of Scale. This theme combines scientific advances through local to global scale experiments and case studies, with those extending over various temporal scales.

Event Debrief: Woman in Hydrogeology (GWD YPs)

06 Sep 2022
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On 25 August 2022, the GWD Young Professionals hosted an event in celebration of women's month titled "Women in Hydrogeology".

The event was hosted by the ever sparkling Ms. Annalisa Vicente (GWD Young Professionals Portfolio) with the following (just as accomplished and engaging) Panelists:

Dr Nicolette Vermaak - Post doctoral researcher, University of the Free State
Ms Aqeela Parker - Hydrogeologist, GEOSS

Geocongress 2023 - Calling for Abstracts

04 Aug 2022
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Geocongress 2023 (organised by the GSSA and Stellenbosch University)
Abstract submissions are now open for Geocongress 2023 at Stellenbosch University between the 11-13 January 2023.

READ MORE ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE AND IMPORTANT DATES

Event Debrief: A day in the life of a Hydrogeologist (GWD YPs)

01 Aug 2022
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The GWD Young Professionals recently hosted this free online discussion event opened up to all people working in the the sector: young and older - to share and discuss current realities: opportunities, challenges and possible solutions to better the uptake of knowledge and experience.
 

A day in the life of a Hydrogeologist

 
The YP committee commenced with their first event of the year aimed at sharing some of their experiences in the Groundwater sector to the bene

5th SADC-GMI CONFERENCE - Calling for Abstracts

18 Jul 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:

Highlights of the IGS Drilling Supervision Course, 4-6 July 2024

12 Jul 2024
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Home News Highlights of the IGS Drilling Supervision Course, 4-6 July 2024

The recent Drilling Supervision Course hosted at the Institute for Groundwater Studies, UFS in a chilly Bloemfontein over 4-6 July 2024, was attended by a number of IGS Honour students and invited industry attendees.  

Event Debrief: GWD Talk on SOPs for Groundwater Supply Projects

12 Jul 2024
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On 10 July 2024, the GWD Executive Member, Mr Fanus Fourie moderated the event where Stephen Marais, from the DWS Directorate: Water Services Planning Support, unpacked the Standard Operating Procedures (SoP) manual/ guidelines for Groundwater Development for Community Water Supply Projects - that would now impact all refurbishment projects, existing schemes as well as future development.