Botswana Mozambique South Africa Zimbabwe About Tutorial Glossary Documents Images Maps Google Earth go
Please provide feedback! Click for details
Home The River Basin People and the River Governance Resource Management
The Limpopo River Basin
 Introduction
Geography
Climate and Weather
Hydrology
Water Quality
 Principles of Water Quality
 Physical Characteristics
 Chemical Parameters
 Biological Parameters
Qualitative Characteristics
 Human Impacts to Water Quality
 Water Quality Fitness for Use
Ecology and Biodiversity
Sub-basin Summaries
 References

 



Feedback

send a comment

Feedback

 

Qualitative Water Characteristics  

Apart from its essential biological role for sustaining life, water also has important spiritual, cultural, and religious (qualitative) characteristics. These aspects deserve recognition and protection in their own right because of the role they play in enhancing our quality of life, even in an indirect way.

The Groot Marico River.
Source: Qwist-Hoffmann 2009
( click to enlarge )

 



Interactive

Explore the sub-basins of the Limpopo River


Explore the interactions of living organisms in aquatic environments


Examine how the hydrologic cycle moves water through and around the earth


Tour video scenes along the Limpopo related to The River Basin Theme