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UFS staff train geo-hydrologists in Sri Lanka

Staff from the Institute for Ground Water Studies (IGWS) at the University of the Free State (UFS) presented a workshop on the evaluation and management of ground water resources to geo-hydrologists at the University of Peradeniya in Sri-Lanka. The South African Disaster Management Fund carried the costs of the UFS staff. 

During the visit were, from the left: Dr HA Dharmagunawardhane (workshop co-ordinator), M Danie Vermeulen (researcher at the IGS), Dr Ingrid Dennis (researcher at the IGS), Mr Tikiri Kobbekaduwa (Governor of the Central Province, Sri Lanka) Prof Gerrit van Tonder (head of the IGS), Mr Kalinga Pelpola (Programme Manager), Prof H Abeygunawardhane (Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya), and Prof MAKL Dissanayake (Director: Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya).

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