In general, the active ion removal observed at the water catchment area
takes place to their high migration capacity as well as flushing water regime of the investigated region near the southern offshoot of the Timan Ridge with the developed karst.
Many of the floods and landslides which hit Indonesia every wet season are blamed on rampant illegal logging and unchecked development in water catchment areas
We lived in Liwa, which was inhabited by small tribes settling around water catchment areas
, where the life was harsh.
The new field guide and prediction models will be useful in assessing risk and predicting the rate and spread of summer bushfires in crucial sites, such as our water catchment areas
6% of the total land area of Kenya, are also the country's main water catchment areas
, says Christian Lambrechts, an analyst with the Kenya Forest Working Group.
Rotich added, It will also be used to enhance road safety as well as improve the protection of water catchment areas
Many of the disasters are blamed on rampant illegal logging and unchecked development in water catchment areas
Investment in the irrigation infrastructure as well as sustainable water and soil management across the water catchment areas
are better adapted to the impacts of climate change.
Methods of reducing possible water pollution from farming practices, particularly in ground water catchment areas
near boreholes used for public water supply, are being trialled as part of the WAgriCo project.
5m small holder flood plains development programme in Malawi which aims at improving the availability of water throughout the year through a combination of irrigation development, better crop production techniques, training on the importance of protecting the water catchment areas
for irrigation and credit to enable farmers to finance their on-farm investments.
Currently, 14 trilateral activities are being implemented, including support for the GoSA to address food security issues in southern Africa, improving the adjudication of gender based violence in Malawi and Angola, building the capacity of the Southern Africa Development Community to respond to global climate change, assessing human health risks in trans-boundary water catchment areas
in southern Africa, building the capacity of the African Prosecutors Association and piloting conservation agriculture through a livestock grazing project in southern Zimbabwe.
They also raise fears of disease and flooding but washing human waste and rubbish scattered around the city into water catchment areas
, potentially contaminating water supplies and clogging waterways, he added.