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Improving Groundwater Knowledge in Selected Transboundary Aquifers

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

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Integrated Water Resources Planning for South Africa – 2010

Integrated Water Resources Planning for South Africa – 2010

Overview

This report is an updated expression of the thinking and planning of the Department of Water Affairs, and includes a summary of the water resource situation for all the identified growth areas in the country as at 31 May 2010. This water resource situation analysis was first prepared in September 2009. The approach is one of ‘water balance reconciliation’, with immediate and expected future requirements of water balanced, as far as is reasonably possible, by available sources.The Department aims to update this knowledge base annually.

The objective is to provide information on the Department’s strategic level planning activities aimed at ensuring adequate water supplies in support of economic growth and development in the country. The plans of the Department are set against an understanding of water resource requirements, availability, and the limitations and challenges facing the water sector.

 

Source:

Department of Water Affairs (South Africa), 2010

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