Identification, Delineation and Importance of the Strategic Water Source Areas of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland for Surface Water and Groundwater

Identification, Delineation and Importance of the Strategic Water Source Areas of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland for Surface Water and Groundwater

Strategic Water Source Areas are defined as areas of land that either: (a) supply a disproportionate quantity of mean annual surface water runoff in relation to their size; or (b) have high groundwater recharge and where the groundwater forms a nationally important resource; or (c) areas that meet both criteria (a) and (b).

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Why smart policies are key to solving the world’s clean water problems

Why smart policies are key to solving the world’s clean water problems

Around 2.5 to 3 billion people worldwide don’t have access to clean water. There are at least another 1.5 billion in developed countries who may have access to clean water, but don’t trust its quality. This article explains why smart policies are key to solving the world’s clean water problems.

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