By Jude Cobbing, Shafick Adams, Ingrid Dennis, Kornelius Riemann
This choice of papers is a image of recent hydrogeology within which hugely technical equipment and methods take a seat side-by-side with overlapping criminal, social, organisational, institutional and governance concerns. Groundwater is quintessential to many human and environmental platforms. certainly, there seems to be a turning out to be realisation that the most urgent actual difficulties within the box of hydrogeology - over-abstraction, salinization or toxins - can in simple terms quite be solved through taking a multi-disciplinary method of the problems that takes all different comparable professions under consideration. Wh. Read more...
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The optimal number of data points to gain information based on costs for the Middelburg Site is at 149 data points and at a cost of R29 600. The gathering of more data points would result in a higher cost relative to the information gained. , <5%, which is at a lower number of data points, which was 30 in the case study. The cost of the sufficient information after 30 data points is R6 000, which is substantially less than the R29 600 of the cost of the optimal number of data points. More data are also not better from a sustainability perspective that includes the impact on cost.
5 The same as the principle of an ideal gas is used in physics to characterize gases (Beuche 1986). 34 Assessing and managing groundwater in different environments Cumulative information index of a straight line on a semi-log plot of the first derivative could serve to identify when data become sufficient information. 10). 9). 7), the question arises, when are data sufficient, near-optimal or optimal? 10). The aim is to determine when additional information becomes insignificant if compared to the number of data points already considered.
To become authorised, according to DWA, a WSA must include a landowner agreement in a water-use licence application. Hence the process comes full circle and requires landowner consent. Furthermore, registration of servitude prior to exploration is a fruitless expense should exploration show that the groundwater resource is not viable. Also, the servitude need only surround the borehole infrastructure/pipeline route, especially as compensation is based on area of land under servitude, and this pipeline route can often deviate from the initial design during construction, thus it is appropriate to register servitude based on built infrastructure.