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GEOHYDROLOGY

The study of the character, availability and quality of groundwater…

OUR SERVICE OFFERING COVERS THE WHOLE SOUTHERN AFRICA

Aqua Earth in business since 2002

GEOHYDROLOGY


Geohydrology is necessary to understand, quantify and manage groundwater resources. Geohydrology is the study of hydrology from the perspective of the influence on geology.

Aqua Earth provide a range of specialist geohydrology services that include:

Groundwater specialist services
 

  • Groundwater feasibility studies
  • Exploration of groundwater sources
  • Groundwater quality testing and assessment
  • Construction site water supplies
  • Groundwater supply cost-benefit modelling and assessments
    • Recharge estimation
    • Cost-benefit modelling
    • Risk assessments
    • Site assessments/characterisation

Borehole support services
 
 

  • Borehole siting
  • Drilling supervision
  • Pump testing supervision
  • Pump test analysis and flow characterization

Borehole support services
 

  • Borehole siting
  • Drilling supervision
  • Pump testing supervision
  • Pump test analysis and flow characterization

Mining Services
 
 

  • Groundwater feasibility study
  • Mine dewatering assessment
  • Mine dewatering design and determine inflow rates
  • Groundwater cost assessment
  • Quantification of long-term impact of dewatering on aquifers
  • Develop dewatering scenarios

Mining Services
 

  • Groundwater feasibility study
  • Mine dewatering assessment
  • Mine dewatering design and determine inflow rates
  • Groundwater cost assessment
  • Quantification of long-term impact of dewatering on aquifers
  • Develop dewatering scenarios

Geotechnical Engineering
 

  • Aerial photo and satellite imagery interpretations
  • Desktop geohydrological studies
  • Regional hydrogeological mapping
  • Mapping and zoning
  • Detailed foundation investigations and recommendations
  • Earthwork and foundation design and monitoring

Groundwater Pollution and Remediation
 

  • Site selection of waste sites and tailings dams
  • Modelling of groundwater flow rate and direction and contaminant migration rate/s
  • Recommendations on remediation strategies
  • Determining groundwater protection zones

GEOHYDROLOGY