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Upcoming webinar: Monitoring groundwater in Limpopo Province through citizen science

3. February 2021by ECSA

On 2 March 2021 (11:00-12:00 CET), Jaqui Goldin, from the Centre for UNESCO Groundwater, will present the latest findings from a groundwater-monitoring citizen science project based in the Hout Catchment, Limpopo Province – one of the poorest provinces in South Africa.

In this project, citizen scientists capture data on groundwater levels and rainfall, putting it onto a smartphone from where it is uploaded to the web. The data is then available to the Department of Water and Sanitation, and others, who are otherwise unable to access groundwater information in remote wells.

After the presentation, Jaqui will answer questions about the project.

Attendance is free, and the event will be held in English. You can register for the event now.