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Water Resources: Government Information: Library Guide: South Africa: Breede River

This guide directs you to government sources on water resources from international to local level.

Breede Water Management Area

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate: National Water Resource Planning.    Internal strategic perspective   Breede WMA /    Pretoria :   Department of Water Affairs and Forestry ,   2004. Shelf no. GZCD 68 J.DWAF WMA 18/0304.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Breede Water Management Area: water resources situation assessment: main report, Volume 1, June 2002.

National reports

Water Resources of South Africa, 2012 Study (WR2012)

"This website describes the water resources of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. It is the culmination of a number of water resource appraisals that have been carried out over the past four decades. The current study began in 2012 and is due for completion in April 2016." 

Atlas of freshwater ecosystem priority areas in South Africa :   maps to support sustainable development of water resources : report to the Water Research Commission. [v. 1] Executive summary -- [v. 2] User’s guide -- Book of maps (CD-ROM).    Gezina :   Water Research Commission ,   2011. Shelf nos. GO 68 JWRC TT 500/11, GZCD 68 JWRC TT 500/11

Water resources of South Africa, 2005 study (WR 2005) :   report to the Water Research Commission. Version 2.   Gezina, [South Africa] :   Water Resources Commission,   2011. Shelf nos. G 68 JWRC TT 512-3/11, GZCD 68 JWRC TT 512-3/11

Water resources of South Africa, 2005 study (WR 2005) /    Gezina, [South Africa] :   Water Resources Commission,   2009. v. 1. Executive summary -- v. 2. User’s guide (in CD-ROM format) - v. 3. Book of maps. Shelf nos. G 68 JWRC TT 380/08, GZCD 68 JWRC 380/08-382/08, GO 68 JWRC TT 382/08

Basson, M. S.    Overview of water resources availability and utilisation in South Africa /    Pretoria :   Dept. of Water Affairs and Forestry ; BKS,   1997. Shelf no. G 68 JWA PRSA/00/0197

South Africa. Water Research Commission.    Surface water resources of South Africa 1990    [Pretoria?] :   produced by GisLAB,   1995. CD-ROM Shelf no. GZCD 68 JWRC 298

Midgley, D. C. (Desmond Clifford). Surface water resources of South Africa 1990. Appendices.    [Pretoria] :   Water Research Commission,   1994. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC 298/4.1/94

Midgley, D. C. (Desmond Clifford). Surface water resources of South Africa 1990. Book of maps.  [Pretoria] :   Water Research Commission,   1994. Shelf no. GO 68 JWRC 298/4.2/94

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs.    Management of the water resources of the Republic of South Africa.    Pretoria :   The Department,   1986. Shelf no. G 68 E.WATE.86.MANA

Articles

Lloyd, Philip. Historical trends in the flows of the Breede River.  Water SA, Vol.36, no.3  (April 2010)

Steynor, A. C., B.C. Hewitson, M.A. Tadross. Projected future runoff of the Breede River under climate change. Water SA, Vol.35, no. 4 (July 2009)

Breede Catchment Management Agency

Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency. Amalgamation of the former Breede-Overberg and the Gouritz Catchment Management Agencies. Annual report, 2014/15

South Africa. Breede-Overberg Catchment Management Agency.    Breede-Overberg catchment management strategy /    [Worcester :   Breede-Overberg Catchment Management Agency,   2011.] Shelf no. G 68 E.WATE.11.BREE

South Africa. Breede-Overberg Catchment Management Agency.    Annual reports, 2009/2010, 2011/2012, 2013, 2014.   [Worcester :   Breede-Overberg Catchment Management Agency] Shelf no. G 68 ES.WATE.BREE

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Reconciliation strategies within the Breed-Gouritz Water Management Area

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs (2012). Business Case for the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency

Rainfall and dam storage

Department of Water and Sanitation. Rainfall and Storage Reports

Department of Water and Sanitation. Hydrological Services - Surface Water (Data, Dams, Floods and Flows)

We have a file with the monthly average rainfall for all the rainfall stations in the Western Cape from 1994 to 2014. Please ask the duty librarian.

Langeberg Municipality

Breede River

South Africa. River Health Programme. Rivers of the Breede River water Management Area, 2011 (State of rivers report). Pretoria : River Health Programme, 2011.

CapeNature (2011). The Breede River Estuary Management Plan 

Ninham Shand (Pty)    Breede River Basin study   reports and GIS data /    [Pretoria?] :   Department of Water Affairs and Forestry,   2003. Shelf no. GZCD 68 E.WATE.03.BREE

Western Cape. Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. Breede River Estuarine Management Plan: final draft, June 2016. 

Water quality

Department of Water and Sanitation. Blue Drop System (Drinking Water)

Department of Water and Sanitation. Green Drop System (Waste Water)

De Clercq, W. P. (Willem Petrus), author.    Development of water resource management tools to manage salinity in the Berg and Breede catchments in the Western Cape :   report to the Water Research Commission /    Gezina, [South Africa] :   Water Research Commission,   2014. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC 2063/1/14

Research on Berg River water management :   summary of water quality information system and soil quality studies /    Gezina, South Africa :   Water Research Commission,   2006. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC TT 252/06, GZCD 68 JWRC 951/1-3/06

Breede Valley Municipality. Water Analysis

Kirchner, J. (Jürgen Otto Gustav). Investigation into the contribution of ground water to the salt load of the Breede River, using natural isotopes and chemical tracers :   final report to the Water Research Commission /    Pretoria :   Water Research Commission,   [1995] Shelf no. G 68 JWRC 344/1/95

Water resources

Water Resources of South Africa, 2012 Study (WR2012)

"This website describes the water resources of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. It is the culmination of a number of water resource appraisals that have been carried out over the past four decades. Its predecessor was called WR2005 and the intention of this website is to provide all the data, information, GIS maps, water resource models, spreadsheets and tools to allow water resource practitioners to investigate, analyse and plan their water resources studies." 

G 68 JWRC TT 512-3/11

GZCD 68 JWRC TT 512-3/11
   Water resources of South Africa, 2005 study (WR 2005) : report to the Water Research Commission / B. J. Middleton and A. K. Bailey ; updated by A. K. Bailey. --    Gezina, [South Africa] : Water Resources Commission, 2011.

   2 v. : maps ; 30 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) ( WRC report ; no. TT 512/11, TT 513/11 ) 

Water resources of South Africa, 2005 study (WR 2005) /    Gezina, [South Africa] :   Water Resources Commission,   2009. v. 1. Executive summary -- v. 2. User’s guide (in CD-ROM format) - v. 3. Book of maps. Shelf nos. G 68 JWRC TT 380/08, GZCD 68 JWRC 380/08-382/08, GO 68 JWRC TT 382/08

Basson, M. S.    Overview of water resources availability and utilisation in South Africa /    Pretoria :   Dept. of Water Affairs and Forestry ; BKS,   1997. Shelf no. G 68 JWPRSA/00/0197

South Africa. Water Research Commission.    Surface water resources of South Africa 1990    [Pretoria?] :   produced by GisLAB,   1995. CD-ROM Shelf no. GZCD 68 JWRC 298

Midgley, D. C. (Desmond Clifford). Surface water resources of South Africa 1990. Appendices.    [Pretoria] :   Water Research Commission,   1994. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC 298/4.1/94

Midgley, D. C. (Desmond Clifford). Surface water resources of South Africa 1990. Book of maps.  [Pretoria] :   Water Research Commission,   1994. Shelf no. GO 68 JWRC 298/4.2/94

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs.    Management of the water resources of the Republic of South Africa.    Pretoria :   The Department,   1986. Shelf no. G 68 E.WATE.86.MANA