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Review: groundwater management and groundwater/surface-water interaction in the context of South African water policy
(Springer Verlag, 2011)
Groundwater/surface-water interaction is receiv¬ing increasing focus in Africa due to its importance to ecologic systems and sustainability. In South Africa's 1998 National Water Act (NWA), water-use licenses, including ...
Salinity of irrigation water in the Philippi farming area of the Cape Flats, Cape Town, South Africa
(Water Research Commission, 2013)
This paper explores the nature, source and spatial variation of the salinity of water used for irrigation in a coastal urban farming area in Cape Town, South Africa, where water from the Cape Flats aquifer is drawn into ...
A hydrogeomorphological approach to quantification of groundwater discharge to streams in South Africa
(Water Research Commission, 2002)
In South Africa, the flow requirements for maintaining the normal functioning of aquatic ecosystems is termed the “ecological reserve”, and these should be determined when a licence application for water allocation is ...
A water balance approach to the sustainable management of groundwater in South Africa
(Water Research Commission, 2000)
The water balance approach, based on the principles of conservation of mass, is applied to the issue of sustainable groundwater management in South Africa, incorporating the ethos of the National Water Act of 1998, ...
Conservation status of large branchiopods in the Western Cape, South Africa
(Springer Verlag, 2007)
Temporary wetlands are an ecologically and economically important habitat in South Africa. They harbor large branchiopods, known to be flagship species of nonpermanent aquatic habitats, and sensitive to land use changes. ...