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Maps and brochures are obtainable for R50.00 each (VAT, postage and packing included) from:
  Directorate: Surface and Groundwater Information
Bag X313
Pretoria
0001
Fax: +27 12 336 6904
E-mail: georequests@dws.gov.za
or
Department Map Shop
Tel: +27 12 336 7249
E-mail: rbm@dws.gov.za
 

The single A0 map sheet comprises:

  • Main map
    • depicting groundwater occurrence (aquifer type and borehole yields) superimposed on a lithological background (scale 1 : 500 000) (view illustration picture)

  • Inset maps
    • distribution of borehole data (scale 1 : 2 000 000)
    • elevation above sea level (scale 1 : 2 000 000)
    • mean annual precipitation (scale 1 : 2 000 000)
    • groundwater quality (scale 1 : 1 500 000)

  • Conceptual cross section
    • a schematic illustration of typical modes of groundwater occurrence (not to scale)

Please note: The map depicts groundwater conditions on a regional scale and cannot be used for borehole siting or any other site-specific investigations or deductions.



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