Overview The main objectives of this consultancy were to undertake scenario analyses, economic, water requirement projection and ecological support studies Read more
Support to Phase 3 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) – Plan: Overview
Water Resources Quality Joint Basin Surveys (JBSs)
The second 5-yearly comprehensive Joint Basin Survey (JBS2) of the quality of the water resources of the Orange-Senqu River Basin was undertaken Read more
2014 Integrated Water Resources Management Plan (IWRMP) – Summary and Documents
Purpose: This article will provide an overview of the 2014 IWRMP and provide links to the actual documents Related WIS Read more
Irrigation Water Demand Management (WP6)
Objectives The overall objective of the work package was to attain an overall understanding of how better management practices could reduce Read more
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Baseline monitoring of aquatic ecosystem health in the Orange-Senqu River Basin
The specific purpose of this assignment was to undertake the first baseline monitoring of aquatic ecosystem health in the Orange-Senqu River System and to support the broader joint baseline survey. The focus of this specific assignment was to investigate the Aquatic Ecosystem Health of the Orange-Senqu River System and includes a detailed assessment of aquatic ecosystem health indicators, including the impacts affecting these systems.
- Dickens, C. 2009. The OSAEH Programme – Orange-Senqu Aquatic Ecosystem Health Monitoring Programme. ORASECOM Report Number 009/2009.
- Todd, C & Koekemoer, S. 2011. Baseline Monitoring of Aquatic Ecosystem Health in the Orange-Senqu River Basin: Part 1: Summary Report
- Todd, C & Koekemoer, S. 2011. Baseline Monitoring of Aquatic Ecosystem Health in the Orange-Senqu River Basin: Part 2: Main Report
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