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The Institute of Water and Sanitation Development, Zimbabwe

This page contains links to 45 of the papers presented at the Symposium


1st WARFSA / WaterNet Symposium



Hotel Polana, Maputo, Mozambique; 1-2 November 2000


     Organising Committee

         Rui Brito, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (mailto:ruibrito@zebra.uem.mz)

         Jerry Ndamba, WARFSA (mailto:jndamba@iwsd.co.zw)

         Pieter van der Zaag, WaterNet (mailto:waternet@eng.uz.ac.zw)


List of Participants 




Chair: Prof Rui Brito, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

Guest of honour: Hon. Minister of Higher Education and Technology


         Key-note: A. CARMO VAZ: Coping with floods -the experience of Mozambique

         M.J. TUMBARE: Mitigating floods in Southern Africa

         J.D. CHEMBEZE: The impact of floods in cities: the cases of Maputo, Xai Xai, and Chokwe, Mozambique


Chair: Dr Frank Kansiime, Makerere University

         Key-note: J. DAY: Bio-monitoring: appropriate technology for the 21st century

         C. TODD & D. ROUX: Design of an aquatic bio-monitoring programme, using the South African River Health Programme as a case study

         S. MTETWA et al, Establishment of reference sites for a bio-monitoring water quality assessment network in Zimbabwe

         H.F. DALLAS: Ecological reference conditions for riverine macroinvertebrates and the River Health Programme, South Africa



Chair: Dr Jenny Day, University of Cape Town

         T. SINKALA:, M. MWALA & E.T. MWASE: The role of riverine communities in the management of water resources: control of aquatic weeds in the Lower Kafue river, Zambia

         L.K. GODFREY, B. HAASBROEK & C. TODD: Water resource protection within the framework of an SEA, a case study: Sasol Secunda

         M. CHIMBARI, S. MADYIWA & R. MUSESENGWA: A trend analysis of pollutants at sampling points in a biological trickling filtration system and on a farm where a mixture of effluent and sludge are disposed

         I. VHEVHA, J. NDAMBA & S. MTETWA, Changes in river water quality with increasing distance from site of wastewater reuse

         F.L. MWANUZI: Assessment of water quality for Pangani river in Tanzania using QUAL2E windows version


Chair: Prof Damas Mashauri, University of Dar es Salaam

         O.N. SHELA: Naturalisation of Lake Malawi levels and Shire river flows challenges of water resources research and sustainable utilisation of the Lake Malawi-Shire river system

         M.M. DE GROEN & H.H.G. SAVENIJE: Markov chains at daily timesteps, key to transpiration at monthly timesteps

         W.R. NYABEZE: Application of a GIS assisted hydrological drought analysis tool on selected catchments in Zimbabwe

         K.Y. BWANALI: Challenges facing rural development in data scarce regions remote sensing opportunities

         V.H. CHIPOFYA & G.L. MCCONNACHIE: Characterisation of activated carbon produced from agricultural waste materials for taste and odour removal from drinking water supplies


Chair: Dr Paul Taylor, Chairperson Water Research Fund of Southern Africa

         N.F. MADULU: Changing water needs and uses in rural communities of Mwanza region, Tanzania

         J. LATHAM: Towards an understanding of local level adaptive management: matching the biosphere with the sociosphere; a longitudinal case study in Murisa communal land, Zimbabwe

         C. VIJFHUIZEN & M. JAARSMA: "We become more and more disorganised" A gender analysis of water rights and the dynamics of organisation and disorganisation in an irrigation scheme in Mozambique

         D.A. MASHAURI & S. KAYOMBO: Operational model of Public-Private Partnership in the provision of water supply and sanitation

         Z. PHIRI: Water law, water rights and water supply in Zambia issues and perspectives

         S. SUNGURO, H.E. BEEKMAN & K. ERBEL: Groundwater regulations and guidelines: crucial components of integrated catchment management in Zimbabwe

         H. JANSEN: Environmental management programmes as a tool for effective catchment management in Southern Africa

         T.F. NATSA, P. VAN DER ZAAG & A. MHIZHA: Modelling the change from prior rights to proportional water permits: implications for a heavily committed catchment area in Zimbabwe

         M. HARA: Fisheries co-management: what and whose agenda?



Chair: Dr Ron Chaoka, University of Botswana

         A.K. NJOGU: An integrated river basin planning approach Nyando case study in Kenya

         G. SHILOMBOLENI & G. LANGENHOVE: Current initiatives and future action regarding catchment management in Namibia

         B. GUMBO: Mass balancing as a tool for assessing integrated urban water management

         W.O. MULWAFU: Conflicts over water use in Malawi: a socio-economic study of water resources management along the Likangala River in Zomba district

         C.B. SCHULTZ, M.D. WATSON & I. TAVIV: An inter regional water resources planning model

         J.I. MATONDO: Challenges of sharing international waters

         P.C. MWIINGA: Towards equitable sharing of international water resources the Zambezi river case

         L. SANTOS et al.: Integrated Natural Resources Management in Southern Africa: A Research, Education and Outreach Project for the Limpopo River Basin

         J. GRANIT: Management of shared water resources in Southern Africa and the role of external assistance 


Chair: Mr Ngoni Mudege, Institute of Water and Sanitation Development

         J. ARNTZEN, D.L. KGATHI & M. MASIKE: The role of water valuation and pricing in water demand management

         K. SCHACHTSCHNEIDER: Water demand management study of Namibian tourist facilities

         J. MacGREGOR, S. MASIREMBU, R. WILLIAMS & C. MUNIKASU: Estimating the economic value of water in Namibia

         G.T. PAZVAKAWAMBWA & P. VAN DER ZAAG: The value of irrigation water in Nyanyadzi smallholder irrigation scheme, Zimbabwe

         M. MASIYANDIMA: Increasing the productivity of water at basin scale in the Olifants River Basin, South Africa

         A.R. TURTON, C. MUCHELENG'ANGA & J.S.N. KHUPE: Research project on water demand management, natural resource reconstruction and traditional value systems: what are we learning so far?

         A.A. OGUNMOKUN, O.D. MWANDEMELE & S. J. DIMA: Use of recycled waste water from biogas digesters for vegetable production in the Goreangab Dam Area of Windhoek Municipality

         A. MONDOKA & J. KAMPATA: Promoting water use efficiency in water allocation in Zambia

         R. HRANOVA: Estimation of potable water loss in high density municipal areas



Chair: Prof Hubert Savenije, IHE Delft

         E.A. WRIGHT: Towards a new curriculum for collaborative masters programmes

         B.K RAWLINS & B.E. KELBE: The development of outcomes based curricula in hydrology and water resources management at the University of Zululand

         L. JONKER: IWRM: what should we teach?

 OFFICIAL CLOSURE by Prof Al Wright, Chairperson WaterNet Steering Committee


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