Founded in 1992 by Geologist Rowena Hay, Umvoto Africa is an earth sciences consultancy, specializing in environmental resource development, management and sustainability. Our name Umvoto, is the respectful word that Xhosa brides use for water. Key areas of our expertise are groundwater and mineral exploration, environmental planning, geo-hazard assessment and disaster risk management.

Umvoto Africa is BEE Level 1 certified and fully ISO9001-compliant in terms of quality management procedures.

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Groundwater exploration

September 21, 2018

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Umvoto’s Guide for applications for Interns, Learnerships and Experienced Staff

August 8, 2017

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Nelson Mandela’s International Day 2017

July 31, 2017

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Book Launch – The Mentor Within by Rosemary Shapiro-Liu

February 13, 2017

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End-of-year Christmas Hike and Picnic

January 19, 2017

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Field Trip Excursion for the 35th International Geological Congress

October 26, 2016

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Groundwater exploration

Alongside its role in assisting Cape Town’s future water augmentation planning, Umvoto Africa has been instrumental in establishing key aquifer sources within the broader Western Cape region.

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Hydrogeologists and scientists at Umvoto Africa have been in the business of finding, testing and delivering groundwater in various parts of the country and on the continent for decades.… Read the rest