A long overdue note on groundwater in South Africa – do bear in mind, that it’s a “Western- Cape-Centric” perspective. Just to get it out the way – Cape Town’s dam levels are above 60% (for the first time since 2016). This provides some buffer for the dry summer months ahead. With the good winter […]
Posted on 4 Sep 2018
Just a brief newsletter to keep us connected and provide information on the local and international groundwater scene. My focus is rather “Cape Town–Western Cape–centric” and in future newsletter I will obtain input from other IAH members in other parts of the country for a more balanced perspective. The limited water in the Cape Town supply dams is for us a major concern, especially as the days get longer and warmer as we move into our dry summer. It’s estimated that the Cape Town supply will run out in March 2018. (Day Zero).
Posted on 14 Oct 2017
The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) publishes the major-cited international Hydrogeology Journal (8 issues/year) on groundwater issues and related topics. Journal issues contain peer-reviewed papers and reports on both theoretical and applied aspects of hydrogeological science, including worldwide progress in techniques and innovations. Each year an issue of the Journal focuses on a theme or […]
Posted on 8 Mar 2017