To register or not to register…? Permitted water use explained in terms of the National Water Act

To register or not to register…? Permitted water use explained in terms of the National Water Act

How do I register my borehole? How do I get permission to drill a borehole? These are common questions that come up from both domestic and commercial groundwater users. In this article, Ernst Bertram explains what is required in terms of the National Water Act. And one of the important factors he points out is that it’s not the borehole that’s the focus, but rather the groundwater use.

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Deep water: a new technology probes Sydney's groundwater for the first time

Deep water: a new technology probes Sydney's groundwater for the first time

Researchers in Australia have used a laser technology to understand how groundwater connects with surface water in the Sydney Basin. The article will no doubt prove to be interesting reading for anyone in the geohydrology field here in South Africa.

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