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TitleHandbook for the assessment of catchment water demand and use
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsLusaka, ZMUniversity, Wallingford, GBHRWalling, KwaDlangezwa, ZAUniversity, ZW, ZMinistry o, Harare, ZWUniversity
Paginationx, 190, 37 p. : 62 fig., tab.
Date Published2003-05-01
PublisherHR Wallingford
Place PublishedWallingford, UK
Keywordscatchment areas, domestic use, industrial use, irrigation, manuals, river basins, rural areas, sdiwrm, southern africa, urban areas, water demand, water resources management

This handbook, aimed at professionals and practitioners in the southern African region, provides a range of appropriate methods for estimating water demand and use for the environmental, agricultural, rural domestic, industrial and urban sectors. The sections on the domestic rural and urban sectors include overviews of typical water demand figures for several southern African countries. Guidance on the advantages and disadvantages of different assessment techniques are provided and the texts supplemented by worked examples. Methods suitable for forecasting long-term water demand and use, and for assessing river transmission losses are also included. An appendix includes tables for water consumption of 35 different industries.

NotesIncludes references
Custom 1275


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