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

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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

Langeberg Municipality

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.

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-Gouritz

Boyd, Lee A., Adams, F., Sithole, Z., Dateling, J., and McConkey, G. Development of an Integrated Water Quality Management Framework Decision Support System : Pilot Study in the Breede-Gouritz Water Management Area  Gezina [Pretoria: Water Research Commission, 2017. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC TT 740/77

Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency. Amalgamation of the former Breede-Overberg and the Gouritz Catchment Management Agencies. Annual reports, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17

Ncube, Bongani. Approaches for Emerging Farmer Participation in Water Resource Management : the Case of the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency (BGCMA), Western Cape : Report to the Water Research Commission  Gezina, South Africa: Water Research Commission, 2018. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC 2310/1/17

South Africa. Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency. Catchment management strategy for the Breede-Gouritz water management area. July 2017.

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

Anchor Environmental Consultants 2015. Determination of the Ecological Reserve for the Klein Estuary. Report prepared for the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency. 

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 Breede-Gouritz Water Management Area

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

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998). Proposed classes of water resource and resource quality objectives for the Breede-Gouritz Water Management Area. 23 November 2018. (Includes colour maps)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA. Ecological Base Configuration Scenario Report. December 2017. Revision: Final.  (Report No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0317)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA. Evaluation of Resource Units Report. July 2018. Revision: Final. (Report No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0617)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA. Evaluation of Scenarios Report. May 2018. Revision: Final. (Report No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0417)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA: Linking the Value and Condition of the Water Resource. January 2017. Revision: Draft. (Report No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0616) 

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA: Outline of Resource Quality Objectives Report. July 2018. Revision: Final (Report No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0717) 

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA: Quantification of the Environmental Water Requirements and changes in Ecosystems Goods, Services and Attributes. Pretoria: Department of Water and Sanitation, January 2017 (No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0617)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA: Resource Unit Prioritisation Report. June 2018. Revision: Final. (No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0517)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA: Resource Units and Integrated Units of Analysis Delineation Report. October 2016. (No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0416)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Chief Directorate: Water Ecosystems. Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives for the Water Resources in the Breede-Gouritz Water Management Area Status Quo Report. Pretoria: Department of Water and Sanitation, January 2017 (No: RDM/WMA8/00/CON/CLA/0516)

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Water Resource Classification System Current Studies. (Includes above reports). Scroll down to Breede-Gouritz WMA.

Van der Berg, Eric. Project Steering Committee Meeting 2, 29 November 2017. The Determination of Water Resources Classes and Resource Quality Objectives in the Breede-Gouritz WMA [presentation]

Hydrology

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate: National Water Resource Planning. The assessment of water availability in the Berg Catchment (WMA 19) by means of water resource related models. Report no. 5, Update of catchment hydrology. Volume 2, Upper Breede River: final. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2009.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Hydrology. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003. 

Mine water

South Africa. Water Research Commission. Mine water atlas. 4.10, Breede Gouritz WMA. Gezina: Water Research Commission, 2016. (TT 670/16)

Programmes

World Wide Fund For Nature South Africa. Summary report: Breede Catchment Water Stewardship Programme. Cape Town: WWF, May 2016.

Breede River

CapeNature (2011). The Breede River Estuary Management Plan 

Cape Nature. C.A.P.E. Estuaries Programme. Situation Assessment Report for the Breede River Estuary. 20 May 2008. 

CapeNature. C.A.P.E. Estuaries Programme.  Objective 2: Estuary Management Plan for the Breede River Estuary. Cape Town : CapeNature, 20 May 2008.

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

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Ecological reserve determination (water quality). Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Ecological reserve determination for six representative sites using the building block methodology. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Groundwater assessment. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Groundwater reserve determination. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Hydrology. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003. 

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Intermediate determination of resource directed measures for the Breede River estuary. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003. 

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Land use. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Main report. Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, October 2003.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Papenkuils Wetland: intermediate (ecological) reserve determination (low confidence). Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Directorate of Water Resources Planning. Breede River Basin study. Water quality situation assessment.  Pretoria: Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, May 2003.

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

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