News

27th May 2020
What have been 'coming up' this past year?

A quick look at the: * Highlights in the GWD REPORT TO THE GSSA* - Our New Committee & Member Statistics- Awards / Sponsors and Investments- Events 2019 ANNOUNCEMENT CONFERENCE 2021 This list refer to all PROFESSIONAL and ORDINARY members that covered their member subs up to 15 May. We thank you for your ongoing […]

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6th May 2020
New Transboundary Newsletter Launched

Welcome to the first edition of the IAH Transboundary Aquifers Commission (TBA Commission) Newsletter!

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20th Apr 2020
Covid-19: GWD Chair's message, 20 April "During this period of lock-down.."

During this period of lock-down, we all feel the impact of COVID-19 in our lives, business and communities. The new era that we are entering will have unique challenges, but I also believe, new opportunities.  The Regulations in the published Government Gazette declared water, sanitation and animal care as essential services. Many hydrogeological, drilling, pump […]

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25th Mar 2020
Boreholes - part of essential services

With the current focus on sanitation as the major preventative measure re. viral control, the sector are aware that there are still a vast majority of villages & towns that are in desperate need of water.

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18th Mar 2020
GWD Conference 2021- Have your say! Complete the poll..
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10th Mar 2020
Focus on Municipalities

The sector focus on developing groundwater capacity and commitment at municipal level in South Africa, is at the top of current agenda's. (Refer also to the upcoming WRC Dialogue on improving development and management at municipal level). Below is a recent article extracted from the March 2020 IMIESA publication titled "Water Science can help municipalities […]

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2nd Mar 2020
GWD EXCO 2020 - Message from newly elected Chair

Congratulations to the elected 2020/21 GWD Executive Committee: Mr Fanus Fourie –National Chairperson; Ms Nicolette Vermaak – National Vice-Chair; Mr Yazeed van Wyk – National Treasurer; Dr Jaco Nel – National Secretariat; Mr Kwazi Majola – Gauteng Branch Chair; Dr Amy Allwright –Central Branch Chair; Mr Pieter Labuschagne – KZN/ GAKZN Branch Chair; Prof Ingrid […]

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27th Jan 2020
Celebration @UP
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30th Dec 2019
Looking back at 2019

GWD Annual Report 2018/2019 Click on the link to access - 3.68 mb Thank you to all of you that made 2019 such a memorable groundwater year! Our Annual Report is 'packed' with feedback of all the news shared & events and sessions you participated in. Let us build on this momentum in 2020...and we […]

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4th Nov 2019
GWD ConfEx2019

GROUNDWATER CONFERENCE – WORKING TOWARDS GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION, SURETY AND MEETING THE DEMAND. South Africa is a water stressed country, faced with an increasing need to safeguard the available water resources and channels. Water security has become a major issue on the International agenda, therefore, water security in relation to water resources and their management in […]

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National Chairperson: Mr Fanus Fourie
Vice-Chairperson: Ms Nicolette Vermaak
National Treasurer: Mr Yazeed van Wyk
National Secretariat: Dr Jaco Nel
National Coordinator: Ms Elanda Schaffner

Please contact this Committee via [email protected]

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