26th Mar 2019
Groundwater Conference Calling for Abstracts!

GWD Conference 2019: Call for Abstracts 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 […]

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18th Feb 2019
MAR Workshop: Early-Bird Registration closes 20 February 2019

Reminder that early bird registration for the Managed Aquifer Recharge Workshop in Stellenbosch closes soon. Please book seats (and make payment) before the 20th of Feb to get reduced rates. Visit for more information. 

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29th Jul 2018
National Groundwater Student Field School

South Africa has a number of universities providing professional academic qualifications in groundwater and groundwater related professions.  Being a very practical discipline, hydrogeology requires a substantial amount of field and laboratory exposure for graduates. This can be very costly and is hard to achieve without placing the financial burden of field exposure on the students […]

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29th Jul 2018
So what is happening on the groundwater scene in the Western Cape?

Marlese Nel, June 2018 The current drought situation in the Cape Town and broader Western Cape areas leaves National- and Local Government no option but to invest in alternative water supply sources. Therefore, the City is planning to abstract 80 million m3 from the Cape Flats aquifer, 30 million m3 from the Atlantis aquifer and 40 million […]

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29th Jul 2018
GWD ANNUAL REPORT 2017/2018 – now available

Groundwater has been placed under the spotlight recently with the drought causing many to become interested in groundwater as possible alternative. This has not always been positive for the profession, given that individuals are increasingly falling victim to unscientific methods and fear mongering in the social and mass media domains. Nonetheless, this is an excellent […]

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National Chairperson: Dr Matthys Dippenaar
Vice-Chairperson: Ms Nicolette Vermaak
National Treasurer: Mr Yazeed van Wyk
National Secretariat: Mr Sakhile Mndaweni
National Coordinator: Ms Elanda Schaffner

Please contact this Committee via [email protected]

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