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About Us

Ground Water Practitioners (GWP) was formed in 1980, formally known as "Pump and Pipe Centre". In 1980 the company changed its name to Ground Water Practitioners and became a (Pty) Ltd company with a core business of servicing the groundwater industry. Through the guidance of directors and founding members Roy and Maryke Shearer, GWP has over the years evolved to become the leaders in the ground water industry.

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GWP is committed to safe abstraction of water resources whilst empowering the disadvantaged to make a sustainable livelihood. It is our belief that only through experience, interaction, team work, participation and continuous learning will the above be achieved. GWP has therefore a staff complement of dedicated professionals consisting of project managers, engineers, and artisans possessing all the required skills and experiences to ensure that all our clients are entitled to the best service and deliverables that suite their needs. Consequently, we have successfully worked extensively throughout South Africa and various African countries.

Our vast knowledge and experience spans from groundwater testing and abstraction to coal bed methane gas extraction. We also specialise in the installation of pumps, water supply systems design and installation, hydraulic fracking and ground water monitoring.


GWP has not only invested in competent personnel but also in plant machinery, equipment and tools including work over rigs, frac rig, hydraulic drive engines, generators, permeability testing kits, cementing trailers, a wide range of pumps, inflatable packers, borehole cameras, transducers etc in order to perform the following services

  • Borehole capacity testing

  • Pump selection, supply, installation, repair and maintenance

  • Sectional sealing of polluted water in boreholes

  • Fishing of lost equipment in boreholes

  • Down-hole camera inspections

  • Inflatable packer injection testing

  • Mine dewatering

  • Well rehabilitation

  • Drilling consultants

  • Verticality testing of boreholes

Bulk Water Supply

  • Pump selection, supply, installation, repair and maintenance

  • Pipeline design, supply, installation, and repair

  • Rural water development projects and reticulation

  • Aeration of lakes dams and ponds

  • Water tanks and stands

  • Supply of water treatment chemicals

Wastewater Treatment

  • Design of sewage effluent plants

  • Pump selection and installation

  • Design and installation of effluent reticulation system

  • Pump station design and construction

  • Supply of treatment chemicals

Recent Projects

Among the numerous wide ranging projects we have undertaken, the following are the most recent:

  • Central African Republic, Bakouma; Aquifer testing for a Uranium mine dewatering and installation of community boreholes’ hand pumps

  • Mozambique, Tete; Mine dewatering

  • New Vaal Colliery:- Well rehabilitation

  • De Beers Mines Botswana: Deep well yield testing from 450M pump depths, for mine dewatering.

  • X Strata Coal S.A.: Dewatering and mine supply

  • Sasol South Africa, Exxaro Mine and X Strata Mine; Borehole video camera inspections

  • Jones & Wagner Consulting: Borehole yield testing.

  • V.G.C. Consulting: Water supply for municipalities and towns

  • K.L.M. Consulting: Mine dewatering & yield testing

  • Schoeman, Rossouw, van Dyk, Hoffmann and Labuschagne Boerdery: Water supply irrigation projects & pivots.

  • WRP Consulting: Rural water development projects

  • Lesotho Water affairs: Rural water development projects

  • Tswane Metropolitan Council: Rural water supply and reticulation

  • Delmas Local Council: Water reticulation

  • Dispose-tech - Holfontein: Pumping of leachate

  • Finch Mine: Underground water monitoring

  • Steelpoort: Platinum Mine dewatering and supply

Contact Us

Ground Water Practitioners (Pty) Ltd

Physical Address: 65 Witbank Rd Sundra 2200 Mpumalanga South Africa

Postal Address: PO Box 107 Sundra 2200 Mpumalanga South Africa


Telephone: +27 13 661 1300/1/2

Mobile: Roy +27 83 777 4447, Maryke +27 82 575 5731

Fax: 0867256174