Optimizing Sustainable Groundwater Management Calls for a System Thinking Approach

Optimizing Sustainable Groundwater Management Calls for a System Thinking Approach Systems thinking provides an opportunity to understand how groundwater systems function and react to anthropogenic influences, thereby enhancing its contribution to water security, according to the authors. Credit: Bigstock. HANNESBURG, Nov 8 2021 (IPS) – “The Systems thinking approach could innovatively contribute to a water-secure Southern…

SADC Learning Valuable Lessons on Sustainable Groundwater Management – Novus Group

SADC Learning Valuable Lessons on Sustainable Groundwater Management by Novus Group – Press Bulletin in SRK  The growing rate of groundwater extraction in southern Africa is unsustainable, and the region needs to learn quickly from the valuable research and practical interventions currently underway. Among the important agencies active in this field is the Southern African Development Community…

Third Edition of Hydrogeological Map of Namibia and Handbook Launched in Windhoek

Third edition of hydrogeological map of Namibia and handbook launched in Windhoek A map and handbook aimed at monitoring the occurrence, availability, quality, utilisation and vulnerability of groundwater in Namibia were launched in Windhoek on Friday. The third edition of the Hydro-Geological Map of Namibia and handbook revealed that the country has about 300 million…

‘Tap into groundwater – with care’

‘Tap into groundwater – with care’ Article by Sheree Bega | Listen to this article on the Mail & Guardian website. For James Sauramba, the key to building water resilience in Southern Africa lies right under our feet: groundwater. “Climate change is intensifying,” says Sauramba, the executive director of the Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute.…