The IAH-SA distributes an electronic newsletter bi-annually (typically spring and autumn) to IAH members located in South Africa. Hard copies of the newsletter are mailed to members when electronic access is not available.
News articles from members are welcomed, especially articles on applied hydrogeological science (including activities in SA and internationally), announcements, and other groundwater related information.
IAH provides updates about groundwater issues around the world and the activities of the association. This newsletter and other news articles or press releases are posted online on the international website.
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