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Support to Phase 3 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) – Plan: Overview

Overview The main objectives of this consultancy were to undertake scenario analyses, economic, water requirement projection and ecological support studies Read more

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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Support to Phase 3 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) – Plan: Overview

Overview The main objectives of this consultancy were to undertake scenario analyses, economic, water requirement projection and ecological support studies to produce the 2014 Orange-Senqu Integrated Water Resources Management Plan (IWRMP). The Project included 5 work packages that are described below. Funding Organisation(s): GIZ   WP 4A: Economic Analysis of Water based on Water Accounting for the […]

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2014 Integrated Water Resources Management Plan (IWRMP) – Development and Supporting Studies

  Introduction This article outlines the aims and objectives of the basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Plan development  as well as how the work would be carried out through a combination of consolidation of technical studies and stakeholder consultation. During the development of the IWRM Plan it is ensured that the key basic elements are […]

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Updating and extension of Orange-Senqu Hydrology (WP 2)

Objectives to produce updated and extended hydrological sequences for the basin as a whole. to ensure that the hydrological data sets are easily accessible for any future work Main Activities Provision of appropriate Capacity Building in a number of key areas agreed with each basin state Recommendations on appropriate protocols and procedures for data collection […]

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Support to Phase 2 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) – Plan: Overview

Overview The main objectives of this consultancy were to enlarge and improve the existing models for the Orange-Senqu Basin, so that they incorporated all of the essential components in the four Basin States and are accepted by each Basin State. These models must be capable of providing the current and likely future information needs of […]

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Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue: Wastewater Works

The Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue groups Wastewater Works in the Orange-Senqu River according to the sub-areas in the map below. For more detail on the Wastewater Works please select the appropriate are below: Lower Orange (Namibia) Lower Orange WMA (South Africa) Lower Vaal WMA Middle Vaal WMA Upper Orange WMA Upper Vaal WMA The entire Infrastructure […]

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Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue: Transfer Schemes

The Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue provides summarised information about the following major water transfer systems in the Orange-Senqu River Water Supply System: Caledon-Modder Transfer Scheme Heyshope-Grootdraai Transfer Scheme Krugersdrift Dam Scheme Lesotho Highlands Water Project Mazelspoort Scheme Orange River Project Overview Orange River Project Orange-Fish Transfer Tunnel Orange-Riet Water Scheme Orange-Vaal Transfer Scheme Riet River Government […]

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Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue: Flow Gauges

The Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue groups Flow Gauging Stations in the Orange-Senqu River according to the sub-areas in the map below. For more detail on the Flow Gauging Stations please select the appropriate area below: Lower Orange (Namibia) Schematic Lower Orange (South Africa) Schematic Lower Vaal Schematic Middle Vaal Schematic Molopo-Nossob Schematic Senqu Schematic Upper Orange […]

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Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue: Overview

Overview: Currently, the Orange–Senqu River System hosts some 300 built structures, among them 30 large dams and several large inter- and intra-basin transfers. It is regarded as the most developed river system in southern Africa. Whilst these structures have played an important role in development of the area, extensive water abstraction for urban, industrial and agricultural purposes has […]

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Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue: Reservoirs

The Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue provides an overview of the large Reservoirs in the Orange-Senqu River as indicated on the map below. Information on the Reservoirs are provided below : Allemanskraal Dam Allemanskraal DWA Brochure Armenia Dam Barberspan Dam Bethulie Dam Bloemhof DWA Brochure Bloemhof Dam Boegoeberg Dam Bondels Dam Boskop Dam Bossiesspruit Dam Daan Viljoen […]

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Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue: Purification Works

The Orange-Senqu Infrastructure Catalogue groups Purification Works in the Orange-Senqu River according to the sub-areas in the map below. For more detail on the Purification Works please select the appropriate are below: Lower Orange (Namibia) Lower Orange WMA (South Africa) Lower Vaal WMA Middle Vaal WMA Molopo-Nossob Senqu Upper Orange WMA Upper Vaal WMA The […]

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