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Investigating the possibility of targeting major dolerite intrusives to supplement municipal water supply in Bloemfontein: a geophysical approach
(University of the Free State, 2017-02)
The city of Bloemfontein is currently relying on surface water sources for its potable water supply. However, Bloemfontein is located in a semi-arid area, which means that the surface water resources are unreliable and ...
A geohydrological assessment of arsenic as a contaminant in the Jagersfontein area and remediation options
(University of the Free State, 2012-12)
English: This thesis aims at geohydrologically assess arsenic in the Jagersfontein area and hence proposing remediation option. The field procedure carried out involved hydrocensus and sampling where samples were collected ...
Manual on pumping test analysis in fractured rock aquifers
(University of the Free State, 2000-11)
English: With the depletion of surface water resources in South Africa the utilisation of groundwater as the only potable water resource for communities in some rural areas is quickly becoming a reality. Failure of this ...
A feasibility study of in-situ iron removal in the atlantis primary aquifer, Western Cape province, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2014-06)
English: The sustainability of many wellfield is threatened due to elevated iron (Fe2+) and manganese (MN2+) concentrations in groundwater. Their presence causes aesthetic and potability problems but the greatest concern ...
The impacts of fertilizer manufacturing on groundwater in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2010-11)
English: As a result of the fertilizer industry’s rapid growth, and the increasing global awareness concerning environmental issues, fertilizer production facilities have come under growing pressure to comply with ever ...
Quantification of the impact of irrigation on the aquifer underlying the Vaalharts irrigation scheme
(University of the Free State, 2003-11)
Abstract not available
A decision support system to assess climate change impacts on rural communities
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
English: Climate change is likely to affect the way in which people live. Natural resources such as groundwater, surface water and wood form a vital component of the livelihood in rural communities and are used extensively ...