Riskoman
Risk-based operational water management for the Incomati River Basin

Publications, Tools and Other Output

Journal papers

Gallego-Ayala, J.; Juizo, D. 2011. Strategic implementation of integrated water resources management in Mozabique: An A'WOT analysis. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 36(14-15):1103-1111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2011.07.040

Gallego-Ayala, J.; Juizo, D. 2012. Performance evaluation of river basin organizations to implement integrated water resources management using composite indexes. Physics and Chemsitry of the Earth, 50-52 (2012) 205-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2012.08.008

Sunday, R. K. M.; Masih, I.; Werner, M.; van der Zaag, P. 2014. Streamflow forecasting for the operational water management in the Incomati river basin Southern Africa. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 72-75 (2014) 1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2014.09.002

Gallego-Ayala, J.; Juizo, D. 2014. Integrating stakeholders’ preferences into water resources management planning in the Incomati River Basin. Water Resources Management, 28:527–540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11269-013-0500-3

Saraiva Okello, A. M. L.; Masih, I.; Uhlenbrook, S.;  Jewitt, G. W. P.; van der Zaag, P.; Riddell, E. 2015. Drivers of spatial and temporal variability of streamflow in the Incomati River Basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19, 657–673. Open Access: Freely available at: http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/19/657/2015/hess-19-657-2015.html

Mussá, F. E. F.; Zhou, Y.; Maskey, S.; Masih, I; Uhlenbrook, S. 2015. Groundwater as an emergency source for drought mitigation in the Crocodile River catchment, South Africa. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19, 1093–1106, 2015. doi:10.5194/hess-19-1093-2015. Freely Available at: http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/19/1093/2015/hess-19-1093-2015.pdf

Master theses

Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. 2010. Investigation of evaporation and percolation fluxes in irrigated agriculture using environmental isotopes. Case study: Sugarcane plantations in Incomati. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

Matsebula, N. 2012. Assessing the impacts of water use on streamflow in the Komati Catchment. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

Mukororira, F. 2012. Analysis of water allocation in the Komati Catchment downstream of Maguga and Driekoppies Dams. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

Mussá, F. E. F. 2013. Groundwater as an emergency source for drought mitigation in the Incomati River basin - Case study of the Crocodile River catchment. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Nehterlands.

Sunday, R. K. M. 2013. Rainfall and streamflow forecasting for operational water management in the Incomati basin, Southern Africa. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands

Camacho , V. V.  2014. Identification and quantification of runoff components in the Kaap catchment, South Africa. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

Upadhyay, K. P. 2014. Optimal reservoir operation based on economic value of different water uses in the Komati catchment. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

Bakhit, M. S. I. 2014. Assessing the feasibility of the conjunctive use  of  surface  water  and  groundwater during drought in the context of sustainable development  -  The  case  of  the  Lomati Catchment. MSc Thesis, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

Gokool, S. 2014. An assessment of satellite derived total evaporation data as a data source to the ACRU hydrological model.  MSc thesis, Centre for Water Resources Research, School of Agriculture, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Jackson, B. 2014. An Adaptive Operational Water Resources Management Framework for the Crocodile River Catchment. MSc thesis, Centre for Water Resources Research, School of Agriculture, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Muxímpua, O. 2014. Analysis of the water resources planning scenarios for the Incomati basin using modelling. MSc Thesis Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique (in Portuguese). 

Conference papers

Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L..; Wenninger, J.; Uhlenbrook, S.; Ndlovu,L. 2010. Experimental investigation of water fluxes in irrigated sugarcane in Swaziland using environmental isotopes. Paper presented on 11th WaterNet/Warfsa/GWP-SA Symposium, 27-29 October 2010, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L..; Tilmant, A.; Uhlenbrook, S.; Van der Zaag, P. 2010.  Risk-based operational water management for the Incomati River Basin. Poster presented on 11th WaterNet/Warfsa/GWP-SA Symposium, 27-29 October 2010, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Gallego-Ayalaa, J.; Juízo, D. 2010. Strategic Implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in Mozambique: An A´Wot Analysis. Paper presented on 11th WaterNet/Warfsa/GWP-SA Symposium, 27-29 October 2010, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Riddell, E. S.; Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. ; van der Zaag, P.; Jewitt, G. P. W., Uhlenbrook, S.; Jackson, B; Chetty, T.C. 2011. Risk-based operational water management through improved hydrological understanding to augment IWRM institutional capacity in the Incomati, Conference proceedings 12th Waternet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium, Maputo, Mozambique, 2011

Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. ; Riddell, E.S.; Uhlenbrook, S.; Van der Zaag, P.; Jewitt, G.P.W.; Masih, I; Lorentz, S. 2012. Isotopic and Hydrochemical River Profile of Incomati River Basin. Paper presented at the 13th WaterNet / WARFSA / GWP-SA symposium, Johannesburg, South Africa from 31 October to 2 November 2012; and at the International conference on fresh water governance for sustainable development, 5th-7th November, 2012, Champagne Sports resort, Central Drakensburg, south Africa.

Mukororira, F.; Graas, S.; Masih, I.; Dhlamini, S.; Van der Zaag, P. 2012. Analyzing water allocation in a closing river basin-Komati Case. Paper presented at the 13th WaterNet / WARFSA / GWP-SA symposium, Johannesburg, South Africa from 31 October to 2 November 2012; and at the International conference on fresh water governance for sustainable development, 5th-7th November, 2012, Champagne Sports resort, Central Drakensburg, south Africa.

Mussá, F. E. F.; Zhou, Y.; Maskey, S.; Masih, I; Uhlenbrook, S. 2013. Trend analysis on dry extremes of precipitation and discharge in the Crocodile River catchment, Incomati basin. Paper presented at the 14th WaterNet / WARFSA / GWP-SA symposium, held in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania during October 29 to November 01, 2013.

Sunday, R. K. M.; Masih, I.; Werner, M.; van der Zaag, P. 2013. Streamflow forecasting for the operational water management in the Incomati river basin Southern Africa. Paper presented at the 14th WaterNet / WARFSA / GWP-SA symposium, held in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania during October 29 to November 01, 2013.

Sunday, R. K. M.; Werner, M.; Masih, I.; van der Zaag, P. 2013. Rainfall forecasting for informed decision making during drought in the Incomati basin, Southern Africa. Paper presented at the 14th WaterNet / WARFSA / GWP-SA symposium, held in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania during October 29 to November 01, 2013.

Sunday, R. K. M.; Werner, M.; Masih, I.; van der Zaag, P. 2013. Identifying needs for the streamflow forecasting in the Incomati basin, Soutern Africa. Paper presented (poster) at EGU General Assembly 2013 held in Vienna, Austria, April 2013. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-13210, 2013.

Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. 2013. Global change issues in the Incomati River Basin – Impacts on streamflow regime. Paper presented at the conference on Global Water Systems Project International Conference on Water in the Anthropocene held in Bonn, Germany, 21 May, 2013.

Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. ; Riddell, E.S.; Uhlenbrook, S.; Van der Zaag, P.; Jewitt, G.P.W.; Masih, I; Lorentz, S. 2013. Isotopic and hydrochemical profile of the Incomati River basin, poster presented on the Savanna Science Network Meeting, 3 to 8 March 2013, Skukuza, South Africa

Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L.  2013. Improving efficiencies and understanding of the hydrological functioning of the Incomati River Basin, presented on the Remote Sensing Cooperation WGS-ICMA Workshop, 25 February to 01 March 2013, Nelspruit, South Africa

BSc (Hons) Project Reports

Naidoo, P. 2013. The use of remote sensing to estimate rainfall: A case study in the Inkomati catchment. BSc (Hons) Project Report, Centre for Water Resources Research, School of Agriculture, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Vather, T. 2013. Remote Sensing of soil moisture in the Inkomati catchment. BSc (Hons) Project Report, Centre for Water Resources Research, School of Agriculture, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South 

Project reports to the Water Research Commission of South Africa

Riddell, E. S.; Jewitt, G. P. W. 2010. Report providing updated catchment information and identifying study focus areas: A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management. Deliverable no. 1: Project K5/1935, September 2010. School of Bioresources Engineering and Environmental Hydrology, University of KwaZulu-Natal. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Riddell, E. S.; Jewitt, G. P. W. 2011. Annual Report 1: A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management. Deliverable no. 2: Project K5/1935, March. School of Bioresources Engineering and Environmental Hydrology, University of KwaZulu-Natal. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Riddell, E. S.; Chetty, T. C.;  Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. ; Jackson, B.; Jewitt, G. P. W. 2011. Report on new sources of catchment information: A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management. Deliverable no. 3: Project K5/1935, September 2011.  School of Bioresources Engineering and Environmental Hydrology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Riddell, E. S.; Jewitt, G. P. W.; Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. ; Chetty, T. C.; Jackson, B. 2012. Annual Report 2: A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management. Deliverable no. 4: Project K5/1935, March 2012.  School of Bioresources Engineering and Environmental Hydrology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Riddell, E. S.; Jewitt, G. P. W. 2012. Catchment Information System-Test version of Catchment Information System: A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management (RISKOMAN).  Deliverable no. 6: Project K5/1935. Centre for Water Resources Research, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Riddell, E. S.; Thornton-Dibb, S.; Jewitt, G.P.W. 2013a. Stakeholder workshop on the designed Catchment Information System and their Catchment Management Strategy A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management. Deliverable no. 5: Project K5/1935. Centre for Water Resources Research, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Riddell, E. S.; Jewitt, G. P. W.; Saraiva-Okello, A. M. L. ; Chetty, T. C.; Jackson, B. 2013b. Annual Report 3: A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management. Deliverable no. 7: Project K5/1935, March 2013.  School of Bioresources Engineering and Environmental Hydrology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

E.S. Riddell, G.P.W. Jewitt,  T.K. Chetty, A.M.L. Saraiva-Okello, B. Jackson,  A. Lamba, S. Gokool, P. Naidoo, T. Vather, S.Thornton-Dibb,  Final Report. A Management Tool for the Inkomati Basin with focus on Improved Hydrological Understanding for Risk-based Operational Water Management. Deliverable 9, Project K5/1935, March 2014.