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Theme 5 - Specific Transboundary Projects And Studies

Theme 5 - Specific Transboundary Projects and Studies focuses on the following components:

  • Assessment of water demand in all sectors and potential for savings through demand management
  • Surface water yield assessment taking into account climate change
  • Determination of catchment boundaries based on contribution of base flow from ground water
  • Inventory and study of transboundary aquifers and vulnerability map (ISARM/UNESCO)
  • Development of decision support guidelines and knowledge management system for ground water drought management (SADC Water Division)
  • Ground water review review and feasibility study of water resources of the Molopo-Nossob
  • Assessment of Environmental Water Requirements in the Lower Orange-senqu and other selected points and proposal of harmonised methodologies
  • Assessment of development and use of marginal waters
  • Assessment of water quality and catchment degradation issues
Groundwater is a critical source of water in the Orange-Senqu River basin.
Source: Kirschner 2008
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