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Inyankuni Dam, Zimbabwe.
Source: Schaefer 2010
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Mixing and aeration of water occurs at waterfalls and rapids.
Source: Vogel 2003
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A standard pH meter.
Source: Datamax 2008
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A hand-held TDS meter.
Source: HM Digital 2008
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Discharges from base metal mines can drastically alter chemical water quality characteristics.
Source: Vogel 2002
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Additional nutrient inputs can cause increased growth of aquatic plants and algae.
Source: Hatfield 2010
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A heifer in Botswana killed by Nitrate poisoning from contaminated groundwater.
Source: Prozesky 2000.
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Stock losses from Nitrate poisoning have been significant across the western (Botswana) and southern (South Africa) portions of the basin.
Source: Prozesky 2000.
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Calcium Carbonate.
Source: Walker 2005
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Giardia lamblia is a protozoan parasite that can be found in untreated water and cause diarrhoea.
Source: Carr 2006
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The Groot Marico River.
Source: Qwist-Hoffmann 2009
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Human impacts can alter water quality and ultimately entire ecosystems.
Source: Vogel 2002
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Pit latrine toilet in Venda, South Africa.
Source: Genthe 2003
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A termite mound typical of the Limpopo River basin.
Source: DWA 2007
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Diesel spilling from a borehole pump house and seeping into the ground.
Source: Maluleke 2005
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Olifants River - agricultural activities impact water quality through increased nutrient loads and sediments lost due to poor land management practices.
Source: Malapo Country Lodge 2009
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Soil erosion plays a significant role in water quality, as eroded soil and sediment often ends up washed or blown into river channels.
Source: Unknown
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Effluent from a Copper-Nickel mine in Botswana, seeps into a watercourse.
Source: Vogel 2005
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Acid mine seepage from an abandoned mine into a tributary of the Olifants River.
Source: CSIR 2010
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Dr. Oberholster sampling for algae upstream of the Olifants River.
Source: CSIR 2010
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