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The Vaal River Barrage, South Africa’s hardest working water way: an historical contemplation
South Africa’s Vaal River is the country’s hardest working rivers. It has been instrumental in securing valuable water supplies in the development of the country’s economic hub – the Gauteng Province. Since the mid-twentieth ...
Water and the human culture of appropriation: the Vaal River up to 1956
There is discernable evidence of the human presence having historically appropriated the 1300 kilometer long Vaal River of South Africa as it extends itself from the Drakensberg Plateau into the arid Karoo region. This ...