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Khakea-Bray Transboundary Dolomite Aquifer Recharge Assessment

Documentation and Data: A read-only folder structure of all reports, data, and models related to the STAS can be accessed Read more

Improving Groundwater Knowledge in Selected Transboundary Aquifers

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Stampriet Transboundary Aquifer System (STAS) – Governance of Groundwater Resources in Transboundary Aquifers (GGRETA) Project

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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

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Khakea-Bray Transboundary Dolomite Aquifer Recharge Assessment

Documentation and Data: A read-only folder structure of all reports, data, and models related to the STAS can be accessed from here: http://wis.orasecom.org/content/study/GIZ/Improving Groundwater Knowledge of Transboundary Aquifers Report: Groundwater Recharge in the Karoo Sedimentary and Khakhea/Bray Dolomitic Aquifers – Report still in draft format. Will be published once finalised Maps: Images Maps: View and […]

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Improving Groundwater Knowledge in Selected Transboundary Aquifers

Documentation and Data: A read-only folder structure of all reports, data, and models related to this study can be accessed from here: http://wis.orasecom.org/content/study/GIZ/Improving Groundwater Knowledge of Transboundary Aquifers ORASECOM TOR: Document Reports: All reports are still in draft format and will be made available once finalised. The reports include the following: Inception Report, Joint Survey Process […]

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Stampriet Transboundary Aquifer System (STAS) – Governance of Groundwater Resources in Transboundary Aquifers (GGRETA) Project

Documentation: A read-only folder structure of all reports, data, and models related to the STAS can be accessed from here: http://wis.orasecom.org/content/study/UNESCO/STAS/ Report: STAS: Governance of Groundwater Resources in Transboundary Aquifers (GGRETA) – Phase 1 Hydrogeology Database: Miscellaneous Datasets Maps: Images Maps: Shapefiles View Shapefiles on GIS Server ORASECOM TORs: Documentation Meetings: Documentation, presentations and media […]

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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) – Summary and Documents

Purpose: This article will provide an overview of the 2014 IWRMP and provide links to the actual documents Related WIS Articles: 2014 Integrated Water Resources Management Plan – Development and Supporting Studies Reports: ORASECOM, (2015) Integrated Water Resources Management Plan for the Orange-Senqu River Basin – Executive Summary, Report by GIZ for ORASECOM, ORASECOM Report […]

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Preparation and development of integrated water resources quality management plan (WP 3)

Objectives The central objective of this work package was to provide the tools, methods and training for the implementation of a water resource quality management plan. A framework for the management of water resource quality in the Orange–Senqu River Basin was previously proposed by a European Union Development Fund project which was also providing support […]

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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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Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) of the Orange-Senqu River

Overview and Purpose The main purpose of this transboundary diagnostic analysis (TDA) is to provide a scientific and technical basis for the identification and prioritisation of key issues concerning the degradation of aquatic ecosystems in the Orange–Senqu River basin. It is intended as a decision-support tool for the Orange–Senqu basin states and stakeholders to identify […]

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Agreement for the Establishment of the Orange-Senqu Commission

Preamble The Governments of the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Namibia and the Republic of South Africa (hereinafter jointly referred to as the “Parties” and in the singular as a “Party”); CONSIDERING the relative paucity of water resources in the Southern African Region and the need to provide the people in the Region with access […]

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SADC Revised Protocol on Shared Watercourses

Objectives The overall objective of this Protocol is to foster closer cooperation for judicious, sustainable and coordinated management, protection and utilisation of shared watercourses and advance the Southern African Development Community agenda of regional integration and poverty alleviation. In order to achieve this objective, this Protocol seeks to: promote and facilitate the establishment of shared […]

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