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20th Nov 2020
Event debrief: Talk on Natural Attenuation of AMD - Case Study (GWD Gauteng)

SACNASP CPD EVENT 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 AMD Natural Attenuation potential map Energy Source (Fluid & Pollutant Source; Transport, Trap, Aquifer); Relative Rock - AMD reactivity Thank you Dr Sakala for sharing your Case […]

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20th Nov 2020
Help to develop a Groundwater Monitoring Network for the Greater Karoo

A 2016 report by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) titled Shale Gas Development in the Central Karoo: A Scientific Assessment of the Opportunities and Risks, recommended that “a comprehensive understanding of groundwater conditions is required prior to the commencement of exploration to ensure proper interpretation of changes in groundwater over time. [...] […]

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10th Nov 2020
Event Debrief: Q3 GAKZN & UKZN webinar: Presenting on Groundwater Research

SACNASP CPD EVENT The GAKZN Webinar hosted, in association with the GWD and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, had two speakers presenting on current research findings: Presentation 1 TALK ABSTRACT: The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellite data interpretation provides an integrated measure of monthly terrestrial water mass changes. The GRACE satellite data has been […]

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29th Oct 2020
Staff Vacancy: Table Mountain Water Source Partnership Project Manager

Job Advert Table Mountain Water Source Partnership Project Manager This is a 2 year contract position based in Cape Town WWF is the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisation, with over 6 million supporters and a global network active in over 100 countries. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of the Earth's […]

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21st Oct 2020
Meet in person @ this upcoming workshop: Setting the standards – Borehole Drilling; Pumping Tests and Monitoring (IAH-SA)

11-13 November 2020, Stellenbosch University. This workshop pulls together leading experts in the groundwater industry and includes a field visit to drilling within the Table Mountain Group Aquifer (TMGA). It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn and network. Although based in the Western Cape, international trends will also be discussed and the workshop is applicable to […]

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12th Oct 2020
IAH Bid proposal success! Congratulations is in order.

We are happy to announce the 50th congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists will be in Cape Town, South Africa, 18-24 September 2023. With the theme "Groundwater: A Matter of Scale", we look forward to welcoming you to this event! More information will be shared shortly on the this IAH-SA and GWD homepages and […]

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6th Oct 2020
Event Debrief: Building a puzzle - Developing a groundwater conceptual model (GWD, Central)

SACNASP CPD EVENT TALK ABSTRACT Science is a living document; it grows and expands as more information becomes available and our knowledge grows. It makes use of hypothesis, experiments, observations, and measurements. Groundwater scientists have a difficult task. They work in a system that is not visible, and they cannot take it into a laboratory […]

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23rd Sep 2020
Groundwater Management

Let us Talk about It! Groundwater management at local level. Groundwater in communities. Groundwater and its users. We are planning a Groundwater TalkShop. Come Share & Discuss & Build bridges to new shared insights! Email us your NAME & TALK THEME to add you to the List: Speaker Talk Theme 1 Mrs Constance Mafuwane, SANBI […]

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17th Sep 2020
Event Debrief: Selection of small water treatment systems for potable water supply to small communities (GWD ECAPE)

SACNASP CPD EVENT Thank you to the Eastern Cape Chair: Mr Etienne Mouton, for making this great session possible! TALK ABSTRACT  Small water treatment plants are defined as water treatment systems that have to be installed in areas which are not adequately serviced and do not normally fall within the confines of urban areas. They […]

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2nd Sep 2020
Event Debrief: Impacts of Climate Change on Groundwater: current state of research (GWD GAU)

SACNASP CPD EVENT TALK ABSTRACT  It’s commonly accepted that climate change will be experienced though water, particularly in developing countries. Several studies relating to the impacts of climate change on surface water have been undertaken while very little research exists on the potential impacts on groundwater. Hence, this talk aimed to discuss some of the […]

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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

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