1st WARFSA / WaterNet Symposium

SUSTAINABLE USE OF WATER RESOURCES;
ADVANCES IN EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

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

Organising Committee

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

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

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

List of Participants

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2000

OPENING SESSION

Chair: Prof Rui Brito, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

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

SPECIAL SESSION: FLOODS

· 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

SPECIAL SESSION: BIO-MONITORING

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

(1) WATER AND THE ENVIRONMENT

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

(2) NEW TOOLS

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

(3) PEOPLE, INSTITUTIONS AND POLICY

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?

THURSDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2000

(4) MANAGEMENT OF WATER SYSTEMS

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

(5) WATER DEMAND MANAGEMENT

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

(6) A NEW CURRICULUM

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