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
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.
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GWD
to the Geological Society of South Africa
for the period June 2021/ June 2022
SPECIALIST DIVISION The Ground Water Division aims to serve the groundwater community in southern Africa, for the advancement of the science and technology of groundwater, and to promote the efficient use of groundwater and professionalism throughout the groundwater industry.
Available Opportunity: Postdoctoral Position at University of Pretoria - Closing 17 June
Postdoctoral Position at University of Pretoria on the Project Enhancing Sustainable Groundwater Use in South Africa (ESGUSA) on Managed Aquifer Recharge in Polokwane
Informed and research-based approaches to MAR will augment safe and reliable water supply for urban and rural communities in dry areas under increasing population and climate pressure.
Event Debrief: What hydrogeologists need to know about borehole construction, pumps, VSDs and borehole operation (GWD WCape)
Moderators: Oudi Modisha and Awodwa Magingi
This Webinar - organised by the Young Professional Committee, GWConfEx2021 - focused on the development of groundwater resources including the status of groundwater in South Africa, major technical and social challenges within the industry and ways to address these challenges.
SANS 241-1 and SANS 241-2 were under review with the intention to merge the two standards in to one standard which will be SANS 241:
The new SANS 241 revised standard, available on the SABS website, are now released and available for public comment with closing date 29 June 2022.
SABS on this page go to Standar