Geohydrology Geohydrology

Division of Geohydrology



The Geohydrology Division is one of five Divisions within the Directorate: Resource Management of the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. 

The Division comprises three Subdivisions:

  1. Geohydrological Investigations & Services
  2. Groundwater Management
  3. Technical Support and Administration with two sections: Groundwater Monitoring & Control and Drilling & Test Pumping.

Mission Statement:

To assess, manage, monitor and regulate the quantity and quality of groundwater available and utilised in all possible underground aquifers, countrywide, in order to maintain a sustainable source of water, and to assist rural water supply and other agencies with the development of new and the rehabilitation of existing groundwater sources.

Geohydrology Structure - Click to Enlarge