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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 history and transdisciplinarity: a South African perspective.
(North-West University, 2011)
In the article attention is given to recent developments in the field of water history at North-West University in South Africa, where transdisciplinary research strategies have been incorporated into research programmes ...
A first generation African community grappling with urbanisation: the views of Platfontein’s San on water and sanitation service delivery
Since their relocation in 2004 to Platfontein near Kimberley in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, members of the !Xun and Khwe San, originally from the northern parts of Namibia and southern Angola, became a first ...
Views on unlawful water abstractions along the Liebenbergsvlei River, South Africa
As a result of the growing demand for additional water supplies, officials at the National Department of Water Affairs (DWA) continually monitor consumption patterns. The unlawful abstraction of water for irrigation ...