Quantifying the economic water savings benefit of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) control in the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme

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Arp, RS; Fraser, GCG; Hill, MP;
  • Publisher: Water Research Commission (WRC)
  • Journal: Water SA (issn: 0378-4738, eissn: 0378-4738)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4314/wsa.v43i1.09
  • Subject: water loss | water resources | water hyacinth | externality | sustainability, water resources, water hyacinth, water loss, externality, benefit, control | control | sustainability | benefit

Global freshwater resources are threatened by an ever-growing population and continued economic development, highlighting the need for sustainable water management. Sustainable management must include the control of any additional factors that may aggravate water scarci... View more
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