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Fracture characterisation of Karoo aquifers
(University of the Free State, 2014-05-27)
English: Fractures are mechanical ruptures in rocks, form by stress (lithostatic, tectonic, and thermal stresses and high fluid pressures) concentrations around flaws, heterogeneities, and physical discontinuities at a ...
A quantitative approach in mine water balances and strategic management
(University of the Free State, 2014-04)
English: The vital role of water within the mining industry, both as an asset which generates value as well as a shared natural resource requiring responsible stewardship, have long been recognised. Due to extreme climate ...
Open pit flooding as a post-closure option: a geochemical approach
(University of the Free State, 2014-07-16)
Australasian, European, Canadian and American geo-environmental specialists have long been involved with pit lake studies in the physical processes and dynamics as well as the geochemical aspects of these mitigation methods ...
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 ...