The purpose of this project is to investigate possible scenarios or impact of land use practices (aimed at harvesting rain water for crop production) on the Modder River water balance and to improve the understanding of local communities in agricultural water management.
Collaborators: Technikon Free State; Department of Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences; University of the Free State
Project Proposal:[download word]
Woyessa, YE, E Pretorius, PS van Heerden, M Hensley and LD van Rensburg, Impact of Land Use on River Basin Water Balance: A Case Study of the Modder River Basin, South Africa, CA Research Report 12, 2006
Impact of Land Use on River Basin Water Balance: A Case Study on The Modder River Basin, South Africa
Y.E. Woyessa, E. Pretorius, P.S. van Heerden, M. Hensley, L.D. van Rensburg