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30 Jul 2020
  • Groundwater
  • Journal
A special issue of the The Journal of African Earth Sciences titled "Groundwater: Data, Disaster and Dependency" has been approved!
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30 Jul 2020
  • Water
  • Pollution
  • Storage
  • Rainfall
  • Groundwater
Source water supply planning and development must be diversified to mitigate against water scarcity — a serious threat to South Africa’s water security. I bet that almost all policy and decision-makers have a direct or indirect investment portfolio. Most investment portfolios are diversified across a variety of stocks and bonds to minimise risk, to preserve capital and generate returns.
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30 Jul 2020
  • Member
  • Membership
  • Groundwater
It was with great sadness that the GWD learned of the passing of one of its Honorary members, Prof. Frank Hodgson. Prof Hodgson was awarded the Ground Water Division of the Geological Society of South Africa Groundwater medal, as far back as 1988, for his significant contributions to the advancement of groundwater in South Africa.
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30 Jul 2020
  • Groundwater
So what happens with all the groundwater knowledge in South Africa? I’m not talking about speculation, gut-feeling or   divine interventions; I’m talking proven methodology and verifiable data.
GWD Conference 2019: Call for Abstracts
30 Jul 2020
  • Groundwater
  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • PEST
  • Drilling
  • Water use
The roles of the groundwater resource and the groundwater professional are highlighted at the 16th Ground Water Division Conference and Exhibition to be held in Port Elizabeth 20-23 October 2019.  The event is organised by the Eastern Cape Branch with assistance of the national executive committee and promises to expand on the very important theme in Demand, Availability and Surety within the broader them of Groundwater: The Sustainability Issue.