• Groundwater Exploration which entails geological mapping, hydrocensus surveys; geophysical surveys; 3D conceptualization which all contributes to informed borehole siting and associated borehole drilling design, borehole construction and borehole specifications.
  • Borehole drilling related activities which include collating drilling quotations and appointment of drillers; managing drilling contracts; geological supervision of borehole drilling and the borehole driller; compilation of borehole logs and drilling reports, including geological and water strike information and design of the following steps.
  • Legislative aspects, including registration and Water Use Licence Applications and Water Service Intermediary (WSI) submissions; as well as submitting documentation and data as required per Compliance Conditions and/or Municipal By-Laws.
  • Monitoring and Management, including groundwater evaluation with respect to sustainability; determination of seasonal groundwater level and quality fluctuations; assessment of impacts of neighboring groundwater use; compliance with regulatory requirements (including electronic flow and water level monitoring, with telemetry.
  • Numerical Modelling which includes detailed resource sustainability evaluations; assessment of impacts of abstracting or other stresses on aquifers (scenario modelling); numerical groundwater flow and mass transport (contaminant migration) modelling; geodatabases / geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing.
  • Ancillary Groundwater Services, which includes aquifer protection and management; borehole camera logging; groundwater contamination assessments; groundwater impact assessments; geotechnical studies and specialist groundwater input as required for legal cases.

GEOSS South Africa (Pty) Ltd is an expert groundwater consulting company. We focus on groundwater exploration, development, monitoring, management and protection in South Africa.

We also focus on geotechnical services and geotechnical investigations, with a focus on renewable energy and slope sustainability.

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Hi Julian,
Thanks for this really excellent report!

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