As South Africa readies itself for longer and warmer days associated with the Spring, water access needs are highlighted with water uses spanning drinking, other essential and increased recreational uses.
This Spring, Nthabiseng Nooe
Latest News. Groundwater Kids @ the Conference!
"Primary Schools are an excellent Target to lay a firm foundation. We thank you for this opportunity " - Principal form Wonderland shared with the Conference Attendees.
"We hope to expand the programme to improve groundwater understanding at all levels." - Dr Nicolette Vermaak
The purpose for this note is that I am moving to a smaller home and am looking for somebody interested in my water divining folder that has built up over the years.
Here first a bit of background. I am long retired after fourty years plus in water resource development and management, initially in the then South West Africa and from 1978 with the Department of Water Affairs in South Africa.
The upcoming GWD Conference (Oct 17-20) Scientific Committee just released the list of approved Presenters.
LIST OF ACCEPTED SPEAKERS
Jens Aamand Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Clinton Andries Atlantis Foundries/ University of the Western Cape
Dale Barrow GEOSS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD
Aqeelah Benjamin University of the Western Cape
James Berkland Nelson Mandela University
Carin Bosman CBSS
Hendrik Botha GCS
Event Debrief: Talk on Stable isotopes in precipitation and the assessment of groundwater recharge mechanisms in the Johannesburg region (GWD Gau)
Event Debrief: GWD Talk on Estimating Groundwater Storage changes using GRACE derived data in the Vaal River Basin
The changing story of groundwater science (extract from Geobulletin)
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 management by 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!