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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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20th Aug 2020
Event Debrief: Case Study-Assessment of the impacts of climate variability on total water storage (GWD GAU)

SACNASP CPD EVENT Assessment of the impacts of climate variability on total water storage in the Orange-Senqu River Basin:  implications for groundwater resources managementby Dr Tales Carvalho-Resende Well done and Thank you to the GWD Gauteng Branch Chair Mr Kwazi Majola for making this sharing & learning opportunity possible! BACKGROUND TO THE TALK: Alongside the […]

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5th Aug 2020
Event Debrief: Groundwater Mobile App Development To Engage Citizen Science (GWD Northern)

SACNASP CPD EVENT Well done and Thank you to the GWD Northern Branch for this excellent presentation by Dr Rainier Dennis! PRESENTATION ABSTRACTPublic domain borehole information in South Africa is generally stored in the National Groundwater Archive (NGA) and the Groundwater Resources Information Project (GRIP) databases of which both are centralized databases. The GRIP database […]

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31st Jul 2020
Event Debrief: Groundwater, Boreholes, and Water Use Licences (GWD, IAH-SA)

SACNASP CPD EVENT Groundwater is not private property, and the use of groundwater requires a water use licence, or a general authorization. This is imperative for most environmental impact assessments, requiring even ongoing monitoring for the foreseeable future. The GWD together with the IAH-SA called together a group of dynamic ladies to present on their […]

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27th Jul 2020
Celebrating Membership loyalty and participation!

Amidst trying times, it is with great appreciation that we acknowledge our ongoing and new Membership's loyalty and continued support. The current 2020 GWD Membership Roll is published below. [Last updated: 23/09/2020] Please note that commercially available Professional Members' contact details are listed in the Professional Database. Membership Name Surname Title Organisation GWD Branch Student […]

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7th Jul 2020
Event Debrief: Principles of Efficient Gravel Envelope Well Design and Operation (GAKZN, GWD)

SACNASP CPD EVENT This event was hosted as a joint event by the Groundwater Association of KwaZulu-Natal (GAKZN) and the GWD KZN Branch, and moderated by the KZN Branch Chair, Mr Pieter Labuschagne. Special mention and thank you to Gavin Hill (Hillson Drilling, KZN) for his assistance in organising this event. Date: Tuesday Jun 30, […]

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26th Jun 2020
Event Debrief: Fate and transport of Microplastics in Groundwater (GWD Western Cape)

SACNASP CPD EVENT Date: Friday Jun 19, 2020 2:30pm – 3:30pm (SAST) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm (SAST) Topic: Fate and transport of Microplastics in Groundwater This CPD event was hosted by the GWD Western Cape Branch, moderated by the Western Cape Branch Chair, Dr Sumaya Israel and supported by UWC student Clinton William Andries. ABOUT […]

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8th Jun 2020
Event Debrief: Talk on Geophysical method using AT Receiver (GWD Northern Branch)

CPD EVENT DEBRIEF GWD Talk_1: Field work & the focus on geophysics AT Receiver - Pseudo Science or a method worth investigating (GWD Northern Branch) Talk Abstract (300kb PDF) REFERENCE MATERIAL ON GEOPHYSICS/ TALK Presenter's Talk pdf_RvRensburg_GEOTRON_AT Receiver_SITING (PDF, 6,26 MB) Recording Request below Live Session Request_View only or CPD option WAY FORWARD Prof Ingrid […]

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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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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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