Short Course in Professional Borehole Drilling 23-27 April in Bloemfontein, South Africa

SADC-GMI, Africa Groundwater Network (AGW-NET), Institute for Groundwater Studies (IGS) and WaterNet “the Consortium of Organisers”, will be offering a short course entitled “Professional Borehole Drilling” at the IGS, University of Free State, South Africa from 23 – 27 April, 2018. Specifically, the course will address capacity to to professionally supervise borehole drilling, casing, capacity testing, pump fitting and data collection to ensure that adequate quality boreholes are installed. A training of trainers model will be used and targeting educators, drilling companies, consultants and government departments/units.

Please visit the announcement on the AGW-NET web-page. You will find a link to download the application form and full announcement. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae along with a completed application form to the organisers. Applications should be sent to The subject line of the email should be “Professional Borehole Drilling Supervision”. The deadline for receiving of applications is the 30th of March 2018.   Successful applicants will be notified by the 6th of April 2018.

The training will be facilitated by;
• Professor Danie Vermeulen of the IGS
• Dr. Modreck Gomo of the IGS
• Dr. Richard Owen of the AGW-Net.


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  2. would like to study the course next time its offered

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