University of the Western Cape (UWC), South Africa

Managed aquifer recharge in South Africa (MARSA)

Research project Existing freshwater resources are threatened by overexploitation due to population growth, urbanisation, and climate change and many regions experience water shortage. South Africa is a water-scarce country and during the 2017-19 Southern African dro ...
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Enhancing Sustainable Groundwater Use in South Africa

Research project Groundwater is an increasingly important source of water supply for agriculture, households, and industry. With population growth and increasing climate variability, this water resource plays an increasingly important role in South Africa (RSA) to en ... Extra midterm report Two field sites for detailed hydrogeological observations have been established at Mamadila and Kalkfontein in the Hout catchment. Seven monitoring wells are equipped for automated logging/monitoring of groundwater levels, gen ...
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New Partnerships for Sustainability (NEPSUS)

Research project New and more complex partnerships are emerging to address the sustainability of natural resource use in developing countries. These partnerships variously link donors, governments, community-based organizations, NGOs, business, certification agencies ... Extra midterm report: The project has progressed very well -- in 2018 the last phase of fieldwork was carried out, followed by regular data analysis and writing workshops. The first articles in international peer-reviewed journals have now been pu ...
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