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Mzuzu University in Malawi

We are pleased to announce that Mzuzu University in Malawi is our latest university in Africa to host a hydrogeology programme.  Their plan is to offer a new BSc in Hydrogeology, with the specialization classes constituting the upper two years … Continue reading

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University of Zimbabwe

We are pleased to announce that the University of Zimbabwe in Harare has been selected to host a National Center for Groundwater Research and Training. As an integral part of this facility, they will be offering an MSc in Hydrogeology … Continue reading

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Second Year Cohort at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

SUA has begun its second cohort of students in their MSc program in Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management.  The first cohort of 4 students is continuing with their thesis projects, while the second cohort is comprised of 7 students.  The … Continue reading

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New Collaboration with U of Livingstonia, Malawi

We’ve just signed a new agreement to assist the University of LIvingstonia, a private university in southern Malawi. They wish to initiate a groundwater-based undergraduate program that would feed into their MSc in Global Sanitation program, which may include adding … Continue reading

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Exciting Times!

Malawi has a population of 18 million people, where 90% of them rely on groundwater for their potable water supply. Yet no universities offer hydrogeology specialty programs. This is about to change! We are currently working to sign agreements with … Continue reading

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Sponsorship for Tuition Required

A colleague in Tanzania has a hydrogeology degree yet lacks the practical skills that keep him from fully participating in helping other hydrogeology students at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania. He applied to a month-long field skills training program … Continue reading

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Support Appeal

In support of Tanzania’s Sokoine University of Agriculture’s new MSc program in Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management, UniWater is raising funds for supply of a submercible pump and electrical connection to enable them to provide hands-on training for their students. … Continue reading

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Teaching Assistance Offered

It is heart-warming to see the response of 10 professors to help teach the MSc program in Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management at the University of Zimbabwe. These professors are active in their careers, and hail from Canada, USA, UK, … Continue reading

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Solinst Donation

It is with great pleasure that we received a generous donation from Solinst Canada Ltd for groundwater monitoring equipment for our partnering university Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania. SUA has plans for their first field school in May and … Continue reading

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The Groundwater Project

UniWater and The Groundwater Project are now joined at the hip! Laurra Olmsted, our Executive Director, has been appointed as the Team Lead for Africa Education at the GW-Project. In this manner, Laurra is able to feed ideas into GW-Project … Continue reading

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