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Gauteng Groundwater Professor - 'Science Oscar' Award Recipient : Paper published

01 Feb 2023
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Home News Gauteng Groundwater Professor - 'Science Oscar' Award Recipient : Paper published

 

Wits hydrogeologist Prof. Tamiru Abiye, National Research Foundation-rated scholar and winner of the 2021/22 NSTF-South32 TW Kambule Researcher Award, shares his insights in a paper published in the South African Journal of Science, released on 31 Jan 2023. 

This paper focuses on the role of Hydrogeology in the community water supply sector in South Africa and is useful for students and the general public.  It is available as an attachment to this article and also freely downloadable with a DOI link below:

Abiye TA.

SA RESOLUTION ON GROUNDWATER ADOPTED BY UNESCO, OCT 2022

01 Feb 2023
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GPT Vacancies 2023

19 Dec 2022
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Event Debrief: Workshop on the Conjunctive Use Guideline (WRC, Danish Embassy)

16 Nov 2022
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Home News Event Debrief: Workshop on the Conjunctive Use Guideline (WRC, Danish Embassy)
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In collaboration with the Danish Embassy, the WRC is developing a series of guidelines as part of the South African Strategic Water Sector Cooperation. The bilateral cooperation aims to contribute to the South African water sector through knowledge sharing of practical experiences by industry experts.

Borehole Pump Operator qualification on public comments

16 Nov 2022
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Home News Borehole Pump Operator qualification on public comments

It is a pleasure to advice that the National Occupational Certificate: Borehole Pump Operator qualification is gazetted for public comments, gazette is attached for your perusal please check page 4, qualification no 11, below is the information on the qualification:

  •  Occupational Certificate: Borehole Pump Operator NQF 4

International Opportunity!

01 Nov 2022
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Home News International Opportunity!

Principal Hydrogeologist @ Furgo

Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, collecting and analysing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures built upon it. Adopting an integrated approach that incorporates acquisition and analysis of Geo-data and related advice, Fugro provides solutions. With expertise in site characterisation and asset integrity, clients are supported in the safe, sustainable and efficient design, construction and operation of their assets throughout the full life cycle.

Lecturer post in Hydrogeology (closing 11 November!)

28 Oct 2022
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FACULTY OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY

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LECTURER (HYDROGEOLOGY)


In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

Groundwater @ NMU Career Expo!

03 Oct 2022
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Home News Groundwater @ NMU Career Expo!

On 29 September 2022, the Science Student's Association (Sci-SA) in collaboration with Nelson Mandela University Science Marketing, hosted a science career exposition with the aim to expose students to the opportunities in science. They have noted that many students do not know about the careers in science, what options they can pursue after obtaining their degrees, and have attributed that - in part - to the lack of motivation and poor academic performance.

Calling for Comments: Environmental Management Screening Tool

19 Sep 2022
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Home News Calling for Comments: Environmental Management Screening Tool

ATTENTION GROUNDWATER SECTOR!

This National Web Based Environmental Screening Tool (https://screening.environment.gov.za/screeningtool/#/pages/welcome ) of the DFFE currently DOES NOT address groundwater aspects at all, and that means that sensitive

INVITATION: Written comments on the draft NWRS-3

10 Aug 2022
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Home News INVITATION: Written comments on the draft NWRS-3

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is currently reviewing the NWRS as per the NWA. The DWS has to this day developed the draft NWRS-3 Version 2.6 and was approved by Cabinet for public consultation. The document has since been published in the Government Gazette on 29 July 2022 under Notice 47133 for public comments over a period of 90 days from the date of publication.