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Another institution collecting data related to groundwater is the company Hidromina, which maintains a digital database with basic information generated by boreholes they have drilled. In 2002, this database held records of over 2500 boreholes (Groundwater Consultants Bee Pee (Pty) Ltd, SRK Consulting (Pty) Ltd, 2002).
 
Another institution collecting data related to groundwater is the company Hidromina, which maintains a digital database with basic information generated by boreholes they have drilled. In 2002, this database held records of over 2500 boreholes (Groundwater Consultants Bee Pee (Pty) Ltd, SRK Consulting (Pty) Ltd, 2002).
  
General information on groundwater management in Angola may be available via the [http://sadc-gmi.org/ SADC Groundwater Management Institute].
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General information on groundwater management in Angola may be available via the [http://sadc-gmi.org/ SADC Groundwater Management Institute] .
  
===Groundwater development and drilling===
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=== Transboundary aquifers===
  
Despite a high reliance on groundwater, the drilling sector in Angola is not well developed. A training workshop was held in November 2017 to address this, by UNICEF and the Skat Foundation in partnership with the Ministry of Energy And Water. The 'Professional Borehole Drilling Management Training Course’ introduced ideas on how to develop the drilling sector to key actors from government departments, private drilling companies, NGOs and academia. Participants learnt about hydrogeology, contract procurement and management, monitoring and costing, and reviewed a ‘Preliminary Study of the Drilling Sector in Angola’. More information is available in the [http://skat.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Angola-Workshop-Report_2017.pdf workshop report].
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Angola shares a number of aquifers with other countries. These include (Altchenko and Vilholth, 2013):  
  
===Transboundary aquifers===
 
 
Angola shares a number of aquifers with other countries. These include (Altchenko and Vilholth, 2013):
 
  
 
* the Northern Kalahari/Karoo Basin, shared with Botswana, Namibia and Zambia
 
* the Northern Kalahari/Karoo Basin, shared with Botswana, Namibia and Zambia
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* the Lower Congo Precambrian Dolomite aquifer and the Congo River Coastal Sedimentary aquifer, both shared with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
 
* the Lower Congo Precambrian Dolomite aquifer and the Congo River Coastal Sedimentary aquifer, both shared with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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For further general information about transboundary aquifers, see the [[Transboundary aquifers | Transboundary aquifers resources page]].
 
For further general information about transboundary aquifers, see the [[Transboundary aquifers | Transboundary aquifers resources page]].
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'''Documents'''
 
'''Documents'''
 
Adekile D, Matabire B, Gonzalez Alonso MA and Danert  K. 2017. [http://skat.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Angola-Workshop-Report_2017.pdf Striving for Professionalism in Cost Effective Boreholes Angola - Professional Borehole Drilling Management Training Course - Understanding groundwater, cost-effective boreholes, procurement, contract management and costing and pricing of boreholes]. Workshop report. 
 
  
 
Altchenko, Y, and Vilholth, K G. 2013. [http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10040-013-1002-3 Transboundary aquifer mapping and management in Africa: a harmonised approach]. Hydrogeology Journal, Vol.21, Issue 7, 1497–1517.
 
Altchenko, Y, and Vilholth, K G. 2013. [http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10040-013-1002-3 Transboundary aquifer mapping and management in Africa: a harmonised approach]. Hydrogeology Journal, Vol.21, Issue 7, 1497–1517.

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