oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Water potentialities of mountain catchments with particular reference to South Africa
|Article Title||Water potentialities of mountain catchments with particular reference to South Africa|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Dec 1958|
|Pages||462 - 464|
|Keyword(s)||Mountain catchments, South Africa (KB) and Water potentialities|
Mr. Shand has placed his finger on perhaps the most embarrassing deficiencies in our store of basic data and has emphasized the economic importance to the country of the services which rely for efficient planning upon the adequacy of these data. His renewed appeal for extension of the rain-gauging and stream-gauging networks should be taken up and echoed by all hydraulic engineers. Those who have endeavoured to relate the measured run-off from small mountainous catchments cannot fail to have noticed the paucity of actual measurements upon which the published isohyetal maps have been based.
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