SADC - Groundwater Management Institute presents

Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of Groundwater Infrastructure

2024-03-26 08:15 - 2024-03-28 17:15 @ Birchwood, South Africa


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Course Objectives:

  • Explain the common challenges to implementing resilient infrastructure solutions in SADC.
  • Define infrastructure and resilience, including the four dimensions of sustainable infrastructure.
  • Discuss the factors undermining groundwater infrastructure sustainability and resilience.
  • Develop an understanding of the legislative and regulatory frameworks necessary for O&M.
  • Provide guidance regarding the institutional roles and responsibilities required for O&M of groundwater schemes as well as the importance of developing institutional capacity to enable effective O&M
  • Present a typology of maintenance services.
  • Understand the basics of pump operation and maintenance of positive displacement and submersible pumps
  • Able to troubleshoot and establish appropriate remedial action
  • Appreciate the link between O&M and the sustainability of water supply

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