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Quantifying the role of groundwater in sustaining Groenvlei, a shallow lake in the southern Cape region of South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2015-11-19)
Eight of the 21 Ramsar-designated wetlands in South Africa are located in similar geohydrological settings as Groenvlei, a 359 ha lacustrine wetland found east of Sedgefield in the southern Cape. Groenvlei is unique as ...
Evolution of fluid electrical conductivity (FEC) profiles associated with a contaminant plume in a horizontal single-plane fractured rock aquifer system
(University of the Free State, 2017-07)
Fluid electrical conductivity (FEC) profiling is a simple and efficient technique used to determine properties such as flow rate, salinity and hydraulic characteristics such as transmissivity. The method is also commonly ...
The groundwater flow regime of the Kombat Aquifer, Namibia
(University of the Free State, 2009-11-27)
The Kombat Aquifer, as investigated in this study, comprises the dolomite of the upper and lower Otavi Group, encompassing a radius of about 10 km around Kombat Mine. Groundwater flow controls, structural influence, and ...
Reactive transport modelling of fertilizer waste in a dual porosity aquifer
(University of the Free State, 2011-11-16)
English: The fertilizer production facility had a negative impact on the soil, groundwater and surface water environment due to the handling / storage and production activities at the site. Observations and numerical ...
Designing a dewatering plan for the Ruashi mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo
(University of the Free State, 2013-09)
This dissertation describes the results of field based investigations on groundwater flow at Ruashi Mine located in Katanga Province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The core objectives of the study were to simulate ...
Groundwater resource assessment for town water supply in Steynsrus in the Free State Province of South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
English: Groundwater resource assessment aims to obtain fundamental data and information needed to describe the hydraulic and chemical parameters in order to estimate the available groundwater resource which is suitable ...