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A groundwater-surface water interaction study of an alluvial channel aquifer
(University of the Free State, 2011-11)
The study describes the application complimentary geohydrologic tools to investigate the geohydrological properties of an alluvial channel aquifer and its interaction with the river surface water resources. Primary field ...
A holistic hydrogeological environmental site risk assessment methodology for the fertilizer industry in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2013-04)
English: There has been a definitive increase in environmental legislation over the past decade. These new environmental laws established principles such as duty of care and the polluter pay principle. Numerous companies ...
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 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 ...
Die toepassing van kriging in geohidrologie
(University of the Free State, 1982-11)
Afrikaans: Die hoofdoel van hierdie studie is om ondersoek na die toepassing van kriging in die geohidrologie in te stel. Vir hierdie doel was dit nodig om basiese krigingprogramme te ontwikkelom die ondersoek uit te ...
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 ...
Investigating the possibility of using groundwater associated with dolerite structures to augment the municipal water supply to the city of Bloemfontein: investigations in the central business district
(University of the Free State, 2018-01)
This study investigates the potential of using groundwater resources associated with an intrusive dolerite ring-dyke underlying the central business district (CBD) of Bloemfontein to augment the current water supply to ...
A baseline study to evaluate the groundwater conditions and predict future impacts of mining at Matsopa minerals
(University of the Free State, 2018-02)
This dissertation investigates the possible contamination of the groundwater environment as result of the mining of a bentonite body at Matsopa Minerals. The study is crucial because the community in the area solely depends ...