GWD Specialist Directory

All Professionals listed within this database are recognised SACNASP (South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions) registered professional members of the Ground Water Division. Members listed their specialities within the scope of a number of expert categories. Please feel free to search and contact these listed Specialists to obtain more information about your specific query.
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Van Vuurenshoek Boerdery

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SGHS (Sustainable GeoHydrological Solutions)

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http://www.sgeohydros.co.za/
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JG Afrika (Pty) Ltd

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JG Afrika (Pty) Ltd

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Jones & Wagener

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Petroleum Agency South Africa

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I am a Geohydrologist working in the oil and gas sector, with main focus on development of groundwater monitoring network and the establishment of groundwater baseline in terms of quality and yield.

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/phuti-seanego-87621954/
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Council for Geoscience

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WSM Leshika Consulting

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https://wsmleshika.co.za

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Geology for Africa SAS

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Hunts Green

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Simamkele Baqa MSc, Pri.Nat.Sci.
Technical Director | Groundwater Lead
Email: [email protected] | [email protected]
Phone (UK): +44 (0) 777-610-3060 / 3161| Phone (RSA): +27(0) 73-258-5632 / +27(0) 81-357-9155
Burkina Faso | Côte d'Ivoire | Democratic republic of Congo | Malawi | Mali | South Africa | Tanzania

www.huntsgreen.com | [email protected] |Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 09:00am-16:00pm

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WSP Group Africa (Pty) Ltd

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GEOSS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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GEOTECHNICAL GEOLOGIST | B.Sc (Hons) | M.Sc | Pr.Sci.Nat: 121278
GEOSS South Africa (Pty) Ltd – Groundwater and Earth Sciences

LinkedIn http://www.geoss.co.za/
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SLR Consulting (South Africa) Pty Ltd

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JG Afrika

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JG Afrika (Pty) Ltd

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UFS, Institute for Groundwater Studies

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Umvoto Africa (Pty) Ltd

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LinkedIn https://www.umvoto.com/

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GEOSS South Africa (Pty)Ltd

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Graduated in December 2007 with a B.Sc. honours degree in structural geology. Employed at GEOSS since February 2008 until present. Completed M.Sc. in groundwater surface water interaction while employed at GEOSS, completed it in November 2010, and graduated in May 2011. Completed an MBA at Stellenbosch University, and part time travel writer for an online travel, adventure and lifestyle magazine.

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UFS, Centre for Environmental Management

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Experienced Production Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled in Environmental Awareness, Natural Resource Management, Report Writing, Water Resource Management, and Science. Strong research professional with a M.Sc. focused in Geohydrology from University of the Free State/Universiteit van die Vrystaat.

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Department of Water and Sanitation

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Geomeasure Group (Pty) Ltd

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A company with a multidisciplinary team of specialist professionals, with the preservation of the environment combined with the development and maintenance of water resources as the key focus areas of the group.

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University of Pretoria

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What happens when dry ground gets wet, or when wet ground gets dry? Climate change, infrastructure development, drainage and dewatering and other project life cycle implications are mostly focused around drying wet ground, or wetting dry ground. In soil. In fractured rock. In karst. These are my topics of interest. I currently work at the Department of Geology, University of Pretoria, doing research in the cross-disciplinary fields between Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Vadose Zone Hydrology.

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Department of Water and Sanitation

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Responsible for groundwater resource protection with respect to the reserve and related activities in the Water Ecosystems Management division of the Department. Involved in the assessment of impacts of land-based activities on water resources. Involved in the compilation of the state of water report in the country.
I am the National Coordinator (RSA) for the UNESCO-IHP Project on the Stampriet Transboundary Aquifer between Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa under the framework "Groundwater Resources Governance in Transboundary Aquifers". Also the Ramotswa Information Management Systems (RIMS) Manager in collaboration with IGRAC in the Ramotswa Transboundary Aquifer Project managed by IWMI.

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Ariys Consulting (Pty) Ltd

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I am a results-driven dynamic professional Geoscientist (Engineering Geologist and Hydrogeologist), who is currently registered as a Professional Natural Scientist with (SACNASP).

My experience as a Geoscientist (Engineering Geologist and Hydrogeologist) was acquired at various projects such as Geotechnical Investigation for:
- Housing Development & Township Establishment
- Dolomite Stability Investigation
- Sewer-line and Pipeline
- Centreline and Borrow Pit Investigations
- Stormwater Reticulation
- Bridges, Culverts & Gabions
- Shaft Rehabilitation

My core skills are:
-Test pitting
-Hand Auger boring test
-DCP & DPSH test
-Core drilling and Percussion drilling supervision
-Soil profiling
-Chip logging and Borehole logging
-Soil sampling
-Water sampling
-Laboratory results analysis
-Groundwater exploration
-Borehole Siting
-Drilling and pump test supervision
-Groundwater quality assessment
-Groundwater Monitoring
-Project management and Planning.
-Report writing.

I am an aspiring Geoscientist (Engineering Geologist and Hydrogeologist), who is always keen on continuous learning and development.

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Department of Water and Sanitation

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GCS (Pty)Ltd

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Founder and managing director of a multidisciplinary South African consulting company with offices in SADC and the Czech Republic. GCS offers consulting services in Water, Environmental, and applied earth sciences
Managing of multidisciplinary environmental impact assessments and management plans for mining operations in Africa - gold, iron ore, base metals, platinum, Ur and Coal
Hydrogeological investigations in over 16 countries in Africa for water supplies, mine dewatering, contamination, and catchment studies

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Geomeasure Group Pty Ltd

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Geomeasure Group (Pty) Ltd

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University of the Free State, Institute for Groundwater Studies

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Jones & Wagener (Pty) Ltd

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John’s involvement in contaminated land assessments ranges from mining, heavy industrial, petrochemical, radioactive and waste disposal sites. It includes soil, surface water and groundwater contamination assessments, as well as evaluating the need for remediation. John has also been involved in the evaluation and implementation of a range of remediation / mitigation measures. John is also actively involved in geochemical and hydrogeological investigations on a diverse range of brownfields and greenfields mining sites.

John has also been called upon as an expert witness in court cases relating to contaminated land assessments.

John is currently a member of SACNASP, SAIEG and IWMSA.

LinkedIn https://www.jaws.co.za/

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GeoChem Hydro Consulting

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Mimi completed a BSc Degree in Geochemistry 2009, BSc Hon Geohydrology 2011 and MSc Geohydrology 2012 at the University of Free State. With 10+ years of experience, she is a member of the SACNSP and IAH. She is is currently an MBA candidate who has recently acquired several financial short course certificates from UCT. She is a JCNP shareholder and Director.

LinkedIn https://www.geochemhydro.co.za
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Institute for Groundwater Studies (IGS), University of the Free State Province

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Hydrogeologist with twenty-five years’ experience in consulting and project
management and nine years’ experience as lecturer/researcher at the Institute
for Groundwater Studies at University of the Free State. Extensive and wide-ranging experience in hydrogeological project management on water supply
projects, mining related projects, industrial and land developments, with a
strong background in aquifer mechanics/hydraulics, geophysics, geochemistry
and numerical modelling.

LinkedIn https://www.ufs.ac.za/natagri/departments-and-divisions/institute-for-groundwat…
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GEOSS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lw-jordaan/
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GOZO Consulting

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GOZO is a highly experienced geological and environmental company, specialising in remote sensing, hydrogeology and environmental projects. Based in South Africa, the GOZO team has worked throughout Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

https://gozoconsulting.com/

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Pivotal Farming (Pty) Ltd

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Director at Pivotal Farming Pty LTD - A Groundwater Consulting Services provider.
Contact us at [email protected] for more information or visit our Linked-In page below.


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University of Pretoria

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GEOSS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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Geo Pollution Technologies (Pty)Ltd

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Geo Pollution Technologies (Pty)Ltd

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GCS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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Digby Wells Environmental

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Department of Water and Sanitation

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I have gained a lot of experience in implementing a wide variety of projects ranging from geohydrological studies, groundwater water supply and groundwater resources management. These projects involve hydrocensus studies, sampling, water quality analysis, geophysical surveys, drilling, test pumping, etc.

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SLR Consulting (South Africa) Pty Ltd

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https://www.slrconsulting.com/
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Umvoto Africa (Pty) Ltd

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I am a certified Geologist with five years of experience in earth science consulting, scientific research, and technical reporting. Registered as a Pr. Sci. Nat. with SACNASP, my expertise spans groundwater drilling & monitoring operations, water use applications, Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) strategies, and Resource Directed Measures (RDM) like Reserve determinations. I have a proven track record of collaboration across diverse scientific disciplines, successfully completing projects in both public and private sectors. My proficiency extends to GIS and database management tools including Google Earth, QGIS, Python, and SQL, complemented by strong skills in MS Office tools like Excel and Power BI, enhancing project efficiency and effectiveness.

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Umvoto Africa (Pty) Ltd

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GEOSS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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SLR Consulting (South Africa) Pty Ltd

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Shuaib Dustay has been a hydrogeologist for more than 8 years and has worked in academia as well as the private sector (groundwater consulting). The majority of Shuaib’s project work has been for the mining industry. Shuaib’s consulting work includes project management, sub-contractor supervision and coordination (drilling, testing and surveying), site work (hydrocensus, borehole sighting, client liaison, public participation, site conceptualisation, monitoring), data analysis (aquifer test, geophysical surveys and water quality), numerical groundwater modelling (mine dewatering, plume tracking, impact assessments and water balances), client liaison (meetings, sites audits, conflict resolution), project management and report writing. Shuaib has also managed projects which include both environmental and groundwater impact assessments where both water quality, quantity as well as ecosystem safety was of concern.

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Anglo American

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Water Research Commission

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Experienced Research Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Research industry. Skilled in Isotope Hydrology, Mine Water Characterisation, Water Resource Management, Groundwater Contamination, Capacity building and skills development. Strong research professional with a core focus on Groundwater.

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Council for Geoscience

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I am a qualified professional with a diverse educational background, holding an MSc degree in Hydrology and undergraduate degrees in geology (ore deposits) and hydrology (surface water) from the esteemed University of KwaZulu-Natal. My academic pursuits have been complemented by my work experience, where I have gained valuable skills in Hydrological modeling, Water Resources Management, Environmental Sciences and Management, Ecological Infrastructure, Project Management, and Geological studies.

I am currently pursuing my Ph.D., which will allow me to consolidate my academic and practical expertise, shaping me into a geoscientist with strong business acumen. I am deeply passionate about natural sciences and have dedicated my career to mastering my craft through academic study, hands-on work, and continued professional development.
With my extensive knowledge and experience, I am confident in my ability to excel as a proficient and accomplished scientist, making significant contributions to the field and advancing our understanding of the natural world.