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A note on Water Divining by Eberhard Braune

23 Jul 2021
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Home News A note on Water Divining by Eberhard Braune

Water divining


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.

Tributes are pouring in, a loss deeply felt.

13 Jul 2021
Elanda
Home News Tributes are pouring in, a loss deeply felt.

 Rowena Hay: Founder and Director, Umvoto Africa (Pty) Ltd

Rest in Peace Rowena.

RHayThe GWD extends heartfelt condolences to Rowena's family, friends and colleagues- and all the people that she touched by look, deed and word - right through her commendable life's journey.

Event Debrief: Talk on Microbial populations in groundwater: The good and the bad (GWD Northern Branch)

08 Jul 2021
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In South Africa and several developing and developed countries studies were concerned with microbiological quality of ground water. This talk will explore some of the results from these studies and a focus on the quality of groundwater from the North West Province.
Home News Event Debrief: Talk on Microbial populations in groundwater: The good and the bad (GWD Northern Branch)
In South Africa and several developing and developed countries studies were concerned with microbiological quality of ground water. This talk will explore some of the results from these studies and a focus on the quality of groundwater from the North West Province.

Conference YP Committee interviews Jani van Gend

05 Jul 2021
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Home News Conference YP Committee interviews Jani van Gend

InnovationAngelo Johnston from the GWD ConfEx2021 YP Committee interviews:

Jani van Gend


Introduce yourself?

I am a curious and driven individual who loves being outside and do not m

Exciting Line-up for the GWD Conference 2021

05 Jul 2021
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Home News Exciting Line-up for the GWD Conference 2021

 The upcoming GWD Conference (Oct 17-20) Scientific Committee just released the list of approved Presenters.
Congratulations!

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

Groundwater Conference in IMIESA

02 Jul 2021
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Home News Groundwater Conference in IMIESA

Read the full IMIESA PUBLICATION with the Interview with Mr Fanus Fourie (current GWD National Chairperson 2020/2021)

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'Show & Tell' Highlights from the Hydrogeology Post-Graduates event (GWD WCape; IAH-SA)

25 Jun 2021
Elanda
"Objective of this event was to share information on post-graduate hydrogeological research amongst other graduates; academics and those in the groundwater industry (private and public sector). We have not had a networking event for a long time and there are now amazing projects on the go" Julian Conrad (IAH-SA Secretary)
Home News 'Show & Tell' Highlights from the Hydrogeology Post-Graduates event (GWD WCape; IAH-SA)
"Objective of this event was to share information on post-graduate hydrogeological research amongst other graduates; academics and those in the groundwater industry (private and public sector). We have not had a networking event for a long time and there are now amazing projects on the go" Julian Conrad (IAH-SA Secretary)

Event Debrief: Talk on Stable isotopes in precipitation and the assessment of groundwater recharge mechanisms in the Johannesburg region (GWD Gau)

17 Jun 2021
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Thank you to Dr Khahliso that took the technical difficulties in his stride and availed himself to present his Talk again. Special thank you also to Mr Kwazi Majola (Chair GWD Gauteng) for inviting and facilitating this very interesting talk.
Home News Event Debrief: Talk on Stable isotopes in precipitation and the assessment of groundwater recharge mechanisms in the Johannesburg region (GWD Gau)
Thank you to Dr Khahliso that took the technical difficulties in his stride and availed himself to present his Talk again. Special thank you also to Mr Kwazi Majola (Chair GWD Gauteng) for inviting and facilitating this very interesting talk.

Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act - comments by April 19.

29 Apr 2021
jessica
The Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act have been gazetted with invitation to comment by April 19. The GSSA will be submitting comment, but members should also consider whether they should comment as individual professionals as well. This call was also included in the latest GSSA March Newsletter- click here to view
Home News Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act - comments by April 19.
The Draft Regulations for the Geoscience Act have been gazetted with invitation to comment by April 19. The GSSA will be submitting comment, but members should also consider whether they should comment as individual professionals as well. This call was also included in the latest GSSA March Newsletter- click here to view

The changing story of groundwater science (extract from Geobulletin)

29 Apr 2021
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Guest Editorial by Matthys Dippenaar Associate Professor: Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology Department of Geology, University of Pretoria We need nice stories about science, so we don’t have to perpetually defend science in a world flooded by intentional misinformation and misrepresentation of skill. As geologists we face this constantly when we share the fascinating stories of
Home News The changing story of groundwater science (extract from Geobulletin)
Guest Editorial by Matthys Dippenaar Associate Professor: Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology Department of Geology, University of Pretoria We need nice stories about science, so we don’t have to perpetually defend science in a world flooded by intentional misinformation and misrepresentation of skill. As geologists we face this constantly when we share the fascinating stories of