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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 ...
Will climate warming exceed lethal photosynthetic temperature thresholds of lichens in a southern African arid region?
Predicted elevated temperatures and a shift from a winter to summer rainfall pattern associated with global warming could result in the exposure of hydrated lichens during summer to more numerous temperature extremes that ...
Water materialities and citizen engagement: Testing the implications of water access and quality for community engagement in Ghana and South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
We analyze the relationship between perceptions of domestic water access, and quality, in relation community engagement. While others have suggested linkages between material conditions of water access and engagement ...
Water use dynamics of young and mature apple trees planted in South African orchards: a case study of the Golden Delicious and Cripps’ Pink cultivars
(Copernicus Publications, 2018)
Apple orchards have previously been bearing 60–80 t ha-1 at most. However in recent years yield has increased to more than 100 t ha-1. There is need to understand the water requirements of the high yielding orchards, ...