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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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Category Types of information
Biota and Ecosystems Wetlands, Aquatic Ecosystem Requirements, Estuary, etc.
Climate Rainfall, Evaporation, Radiation, Temperature, Wind, etc.
Economy and Society Demography, Population density, Growth, Economic Indicators, etc.
Geology and Soils Geological data, Soil Types, etc.
Groundwater Resources Recharge, Quality, Base flows, Borehole Yields, etc.
Infrastructure Large Dams, Farm dams, Pipelines, WTW/WWTW, Diversions, Transfers, etc.
Integrated Water Resources Management Systems operations, strategic planning, water resource management, hydrological and systems modelling, disaster management, flood management, water resources management plans, etc.
Landcover and Use Landcover and Land use information
Policy, Legislation and Strategies Water Law, Integarted Water Resources Management Plans, Water Reconciliation Strategies, Policies, etc.
Surface Water Resources Flows, Quality, Floods, Sedimentation, etc.
Water Use Irrigation, urban & rural, Industrial, Mining, Groundwater, Forestry, Power Generation, IAP, Water Demand Management, Water Conservation