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the challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater

The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater ...

The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater management in South Africa Kathrin Knüppe Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabrück, Barbarastrasse 12, 49069 Osnabrück, Germany Abstract Long-term population growth and economic development are placing ever-increasing pressure on South Africa’s freshwater

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The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater ...

This paper presents the results of a qualitative assessment of interviews conducted with experts in South Africa. Four key challenges are identified to the development of adaptive and sustainable groundwater management and the successful implementation of current water legislation in South Africa.

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The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater ...

The aim of this research was to identify major challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater management in South Africa and gaps towards the practical implementation of policy legislation. Many of these challenges lie in the domain of cooperation structures within institutional and political agencies.

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The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater ...

The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater management in South Africa . By K Knüppe. Cite . BibTex; Full citation; Publisher: African Journals Online (AJOL) Year: 2011. DOI identifier: 10.4314/wsa.v37i1.64110. OAI identifier: Provided by: MUCC ...

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Challenges Facing Environmentally Sustainable Ground Water ...

Feb 25, 2010  This article reflects on the challenges facing the implementation of the policies to ensure environmental sustainability in the ground water field. The environmental concerns of the National Water Act ( RSA 1998 ) are commonly referred to as “resource-directed measures” (RDM), although this term is not actually used in the Water Act.

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"Adaptive Groundwater Governance and the Challenges of ...

Globally, groundwater overdraft poses significant challenges to agricultural production. As a result, it is likely that new water management policies and governance arrangements will be needed to stop groundwater depletion and maintain agricultural viability. Drawing on interviews with state and non-state water managers and other water actors, this paper provides a study of a recent resource ...

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Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable Groundwater Usage ...

Oct 30, 2020  高达10%返现  Challenges and prospects of sustainable groundwater management in the Indus Basin, Pakistan. Water Resour Manag. 2010;24(8):1551–69. Google Scholar 130. Coulon F, Jones K, Li H, Hu Q, Gao J, Li F, et al. China’s soil and groundwater management challenges: lessons from the UK’s experience and opportunities for China.

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The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater ...

This paper presents the results of a qualitative assessment of interviews conducted with experts in South Africa. Four key challenges are identified to the development of adaptive and sustainable groundwater management and the successful implementation of current water legislation in South Africa.

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The challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater ...

The aim of this research was to identify major challenges facing sustainable and adaptive groundwater management in South Africa and gaps towards the practical implementation of policy legislation. Many of these challenges lie in the domain of cooperation structures within institutional and political agencies.

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Challenges facing environmentally sustainable ground water ...

Challenges facing environmentally sustainable ground water use in South Africa. ... Other major challenges identified included a severe shortage of technical capacity, an inordinately long water use license application process, incorporating adaptive management to deal with uncertainty, incorporating the public participation process, and ...

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"Adaptive Groundwater Governance and the Challenges of ...

Globally, groundwater overdraft poses significant challenges to agricultural production. As a result, it is likely that new water management policies and governance arrangements will be needed to stop groundwater depletion and maintain agricultural viability. Drawing on interviews with state and non-state water managers and other water actors, this paper provides a study of a recent resource ...

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Challenges facing environmentally sustainable ground water ...

Mar 01, 2010  These measures also attempt to ensure that both nonconsumptive and consumptive use is sustainable. This article discusses some of the challenges faced in using the measures to achieve environmentally sustainable ground water use. A major challenge is that misunderstanding still abounds regarding the environmental aims of this legislation.

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Challenges Facing Environmentally Sustainable Ground Water ...

Issue Paper/ Challenges Facing Environmentally Sustainable Ground Water Use in South Africa by Paul Seward Abstract In 1998, South Africa promulgated a Water Act that is widely regarded as one of the most progressive and enabling pieces of environmental legislation in the world.

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Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable Groundwater Usage ...

Oct 30, 2020  Challenges and prospects of sustainable groundwater management in the Indus Basin, Pakistan. Water Resour Manag. 2010;24(8):1551–69. Google Scholar 130. Coulon F, Jones K, Li H, Hu Q, Gao J, Li F, et al. China’s soil and groundwater management challenges: lessons from the UK’s experience and opportunities for China.

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Avoiding problems with groundwater - challenges and solutions

Jan 25, 2016  Groundwater can be located very efficiently, and groundwater management made sustainable with modelling and monitoring systems. Today there is great demand around the world for this expertise and the associated technologies, which include surveying techExecutive summary niques, integrated water resource modelling and decision-making systems.

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Sustainable groundwater use, the capture principle, and ...

The purpose of this paper is to review the case for using 'capture' rather than recharge as the conceptual basis for sustainable groundwater use in South Africa. Capture refers to the sum of the increase in recharge and decrease in discharge brought about by pumping. Definitions of sustainability are reviewed, and the capture process is outlined.

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[PDF] Groundwater monitoring requirements for managing ...

Groundwater is an extensive, concealed and inaccessible resource, and (in contrast to surface water) changes in quantity and quality are often very slow processes occurring below large land areas. These changes cannot be determined by simple one-off snapshot surveys alone, and require more elaborate monitoring networks and data interpretation. The primary goal of aquifer management is to ...

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Measuring Success in Groundwater Management Water in the ...

Mar 04, 2019  The passage of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) in 2014 was a watershed moment, establishing the first statewide framework for managing California’s critical groundwater resources. Under this framework, one of the key challenges facing newly formed local government agencies responsible for groundwater management is to ...

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Implementation challenges to the adaptive reuse of ...

Jul 01, 2012  Notwithstanding the importance of sustainability in adaptive reuse, the challenges in incorporating in practice still remains unresolved. The challenges identified in this study will provide useful lessons for cities worldwide as Hong Kong has been facing immense development pressure and has been producing a large amount of greenhouse gases.

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Current and future challenges for water resources ...

Resilience to climate change and drought is a major factor in water resources planning. However, increasingly we are seeing the need for wider resilience to be addressed around changes to peak demand linked to hot weather. June 2018 was the driest June since 1925, with a

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Advancing urban sustainability theory and action ...

May 01, 2014  One specific challenge facing sustainability science is the global increase in urbanization. New and expanding cities present both challenges to and opportunities for sustainability (Weinstein, 2010). Cities worldwide are facing many challenges, including exploding population, inadequate or failing infrastructure, as well as economic and ...

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Challenges facing environmentally sustainable ground water ...

Challenges facing environmentally sustainable ground water use in South Africa. ... Other major challenges identified included a severe shortage of technical capacity, an inordinately long water use license application process, incorporating adaptive management to deal with uncertainty, incorporating the public participation process, and ...

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"Adaptive Groundwater Governance and the Challenges of ...

Globally, groundwater overdraft poses significant challenges to agricultural production. As a result, it is likely that new water management policies and governance arrangements will be needed to stop groundwater depletion and maintain agricultural viability. Drawing on interviews with state and non-state water managers and other water actors, this paper provides a study of a recent resource ...

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Challenges facing environmentally sustainable ground water ...

Mar 01, 2010  These measures also attempt to ensure that both nonconsumptive and consumptive use is sustainable. This article discusses some of the challenges faced in using the measures to achieve environmentally sustainable ground water use. A major challenge is that misunderstanding still abounds regarding the environmental aims of this legislation.

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Groundwater in rural development : facing the challenges ...

With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

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Assessment of Groundwater Challenges and Opportunities in ...

Assessment of Groundwater Challenges and Opportunities in Support of Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa ... data related to groundwater resource characteristics and highlights the opportunities and challenges presented in promoting sustainable and resilient groundwater development in the region. ... must be highly adaptive to ensure ...

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Current and future challenges for water resources ...

Resilience to climate change and drought is a major factor in water resources planning. However, increasingly we are seeing the need for wider resilience to be addressed around changes to peak demand linked to hot weather. June 2018 was the driest June since 1925, with a

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Groundwater SolutionS initiative for Policy and Practice ...

Many other countries are now facing up to their groundwater challenges. India, for instance, is rethinking its policies on supplying subsidized power to ... of sustainable groundwater use and its associated benefits. They are cases that can be adapted and ... designing adaptive regulatory and management systems.

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Environmental sustainability: challenges and viable ...

Dec 11, 2018  Since last century or so anthropogenic activities have intensely metamorphosed the earth’s ecosystem and resulted into major environmental changes. Widespread interference of human related activities have resulted in major problems including environmental pollution, land degradation, global warming/climate change, paucity of potable water supply and biodiversity loss. These issues

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Implementation challenges to the adaptive reuse of ...

Jul 01, 2012  Notwithstanding the importance of sustainability in adaptive reuse, the challenges in incorporating in practice still remains unresolved. The challenges identified in this study will provide useful lessons for cities worldwide as Hong Kong has been facing immense development pressure and has been producing a large amount of greenhouse gases.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Indigenous Peoples ...

Apr 23, 2021  Threats to indigenous peoples’ livelihoods and traditional knowledge Climate change is the greatest challenge facing humanity today. Its effects, however, are disproportionately distributed, in ...

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Groundwater in Rural Development : Facing the Challenges ...

Groundwater widely developed by private initiative but often stimulated by 'soft loan' finance, guaranteed crop prices, and rural energy subsidies will be a very important source of irrigation water. At the same time groundwater will continue to be the predominant source of household water for the rural population in developing nations.

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The Many Climate Challenges Facing the Mekong Delta - Rosa ...

May 10, 2021  NHT: Currently, the Mekong Delta is facing many problems and challenges arising from factors outside of the region such as weather fluctuations due to climate change. Moreover, agricultural production in the region is affected by changes in the Mekong River flow due to the reservoirs of the upstream hydroelectric dam.

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Teaching for Sustainability

Jun 22, 2021  The Future of Food is an introductory-level science course that emphasizes the challenges facing food systems in the 21st century, including issues of sustainability, resilience, and adaptive capacity, and the challenges posed by food insecurity and modern diets to

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Global Groundwater Situation - JSTOR

Global Groundwater Situation Opportunities and Challenges It is widely predicted that problems of groundwater overexploitation will become more acute and widespread. The challenge then is not merely supply-side innovations but to set in place a range of corrective mechanisms that would involve a shift from resource

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