Consultancy Reports

1991

BROWN, C.A.  1991.  Birds of Tygerfontein.  In: Low, A.B.  Environmental survey and recommendations for the farm Tygerfontein.  Unpublished report for Hazra 20 Property Investments (Pty) Ltd.  11 pp.

BROWN, C.A.  1991.  A preliminary review of Special Effluent Standards (Amendments to the Water Act 1984). Report to Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.  42 pp.


1992

ALLAN, D.G. and C.A. BROWN.  1992.  The conservation status of pans in the Lake Chrissie area.  Report to Directorate: Nature and Environmental Conservation.  Project No.  6/4/2/3/2.


1993

BROWN, C.A., J. JENKINS and J. TURPIE.  1993.  Avian priority areas.  In: Low, A.B. and Daines, A.  Environmental survey to determine priority areas for conservation, community use and development in the West Coast Urban Structure Plan.  Report to Western Cape Regional Services Council.


1994

BOLTON, J. and C.A. BROWN.  1994.  Investigation of the effects of trout-farm effluent on benthic macro-algal communities in mountain streams in the south-western Cape.  Report to Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.  21 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and THARME, R.E.  1994.  Upper Wit River, south-western Cape: situation assessment of the riverine ecosystem.  Report to Ninham Shand Consulting Engineers.  75 pp.

THARME, R.E. and Brown, C.A.  1994.  Preliminary assessment of the ecological flow requirements of the Du Toit's River, Franschhoek.  Report to Cape Nature Conservation.  42 pp.


1995

BROWN, C.A.  1995.  Freshwater aquaculture and fisheries in South Africa. In: Land and Agricultural Policy Centre Working Document in reply to the proposed new Water Act.

BROWN, C.A. and DALLAS, H.F.  1995.  Eerste River, south-western Cape: Situation assessment of the riverine ecosystem.  Report to CSIR.  71pp.

BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 1995. Rondeberg Farm, West Coast, Western Cape Province: a preliminary assessment of the wetland ecosystems and the Dwars River.  Report to P.D. Toens and Associates. 28pp.

BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 1995. Reins Nature Reserve, Western Cape Province: a preliminary assessment of the wetland ecosystems.  Report to Dennis Moss Partnership. 21pp.

DAY, J. and BROWN, C. 1995.  Comments of the Somchem wetlands.  Report to AB Low.  5 pp.

KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 1995. Molenaars River: Bulk Estimate for environmental maintenance. Report to Ninham Shand Consulting Engineers. 8 pp.

RACTLIFFE, S.G. and BROWN, C.A.  1994.  Molenaars River, south-western Cape: situation assessment of the riverine ecosystem.  Report to Ninham Shand Consulting Engineers.  90 pp.

RACTLIFFE, S.G. and BROWN, C.A.  1995.  Koekoedou River, south-western Cape: situation assessment of the riverine ecosystem.  Report to Stefan, Robertson and Kirsten Consulting Engineers.  90 pp.


1996

BROWN, C.A. 1996. Capricorn Science and Manufacturing Park. Design and management of artificial water features. Report to Kantey and Templer Consulting Engineers.  69 pp.

BROWN, C.A.  1996. Gypsum Mining Industries Pty. Ltd: Monitoring the effect of gypsum mining activities on Yzerfontein Salt Pan. Report Series to Gypsum Industries Pty. Ltd. 12pp.

BROWN, C.A. 1996. The Instream Flow Requirements for the Bivane and Pongola Rivers, Natal. Report for Ninham Shand Consulting Engineers and Bosch and Associates.

BROWN, C.A., DALLAS, H.F. and HARDING, W.R. 1996. Caledon Resort. Assessment of the conservation status of the Bath River.  Assessment of the potential impacts of the proposed development on the riverine ecosystem. Comment on the ecological impacts of the proposed development on the riverine ecosystem. Comment on the ecological attributes pertaining to the creation of a lake (or series of lakes) on the river.  Report to The Planning Partnership. 22 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and EEKHOUT, S. 1996. Preliminary Classification of the Riverine Ecosystems in the Western Cape.  Trial Implementation.  Vols. 2 and 4.  Report to Cape Nature Conservation.

BROWN, C.A., EEKHOUT, S. and KING, J.M. 1996. SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL BIOMONITORING PROGRAMME: Technical considerations and protocol for the selection of reference and monitoring sites.  Report to CSIR and IWQS, DWAF. c. 100 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and RACTLIFFE, S.G. 1996. Western Cape System Analysis: Assessment of the effects of the proposed water resource development schemes on the rivers in the region. Report to Ninham Shand Consulting Engineers. 34 pp.

DWAF. 1996. Western Cape System Analysis. Skuifraam Feasibility Study.  Berg River IFR Refinement Workshop Proceedings.  Final Ninham Shand Report PG 100/00/1296. Compiled by Cate Brown, Southern Waters.

EEKHOUT, S., BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 1996. Reference and monitoring sites for a National Biomonitoring Programme for South African rivers.  Report to CSIR and IWQS, DWAF

EEKHOUT, E. and BROWN, C.A. 1996. Preliminary classification of the ecological importance of riverine ecosystems in the Western Cape Province: Report 1. Protocol for assessing ecological importance. Report to Cape Nature Conservation.  35 pp.

RACTLIFFE, S.G. and BROWN, C.A. 1996. Titus River, Western Cape: Assessment of the Conservation Status and potential impacts of the Titus River irrigation scheme on the riverine ecosystem.

Ractliffe, S.G., Snaddon, K.D. and Brown, C.A.  1996. Riviersonderend, south-western Cape: situation assessment of the riverine ecosystem. Report to Ninham Shand consulting engineers.  c. 80 pp.


1997

BROWN, C.A. 1997. Scarborough, ERF 766 - Proposed rehabilitation plan (Following a Section 31A Notice being served on the owner of Erf 766).  Working Document for Cape Town Southern Substructure.  7 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and DAY, E. 1997.  Olifants Doring Basin Study: Impacts of Water Resource Developments Volume 1: Situation Assessment of the Doring River.  Report for BKS and Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.  c. 100 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 1997. Bulk Water Estimate for the Instream Flow Requirements for the Elands River and Gladdespruit.  Report to Steffen Robertson and Kirsten Engineers and Scientists.  47 pp.

DAY, E. and BROWN, C.A. 1997.  Assessment of the effects of a new M5/N2 interchange across the Black River and the widening of the N2 bridge over the Liesbeek River on the two riverine ecosystems and associated avifauna.  Report to Crowther Campbell and Associates.

KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 1997. Olifants Doring Basin Study: Impacts of Water Resource Developments Volume 1: Assessment of the impacts on the riverine ecosystems.  Report for BKS and Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.


1998

BROWN, C.A. 1998.  Sout River – Melkbosstrand: Comments on the possible ecological consequences of: 1. Treated effluent from Melkbosstrand Sewage Treatment Works no longer being discharged into the river, 2. Abstraction of groundwater from a collection well system situated close to the river.  Report to Crowther Campbell and Associates.  8 pp.

Brown, C., Day, E. and King, J.M. 1998.  Hout Bay River – van Oudtshoorn Development.  Assessment of the impacts on the Hout Bay River. Report to Coastec Environmental Consultants and Plan Trust Developments.

DAY, E. and BROWN, C.A. 1998.  Kuils River – Westbank Housing Development:  Assessment of the impacts on the Kuils River and its associated wetlands.  Report to Macroplan and Western Cape Regional Services Council.

THARME, R.E. and Brown, C.A. 1995.  Hydrographic survey of the lower Zambezi River.  Pre-survey scoping actions. Report to Austral Coal NL, Australia. c. 100 pp.

THARME, R.E. and Brown, C.A. 1998.  Moddergat River: A preliminary assessment of current ecological state.  Report to Crowther Campbell and Associates.  c. 40 pp.


1999

BROWN, C.A., DAY, E. and FOWLER, J. 1999.  Assessment of the ecological condition of rivers within the Cape Metropolitan Area that are affected by Waste Water Treatment facilities.  Report to Cape Wastewater Consultants and Cape Metropolitan Council.  c. 70 pp.

DAY, E. and BROWN, C.A. 1999.  Olifants River – Upgrade of the N7 between the Citrusdal and Algeria Intersections.  Assessment of the impacts on the Olifants River.  Report to Megan Anderson and Associates and Department of Transport.  c. 20 pp.

DAY, E. and BROWN, C.A. 1999.  Rosendal Farm Development - Tableview:  Assessment of the impacts on the Diep River and its associated wetlands.  Report to Plan Trust Developments.

DAY, E., HARDING, B. and BROWN, C. 1999. Environmental guidelines for the maintenance of river courses in the Cape Metropolitan Area.  Report to Ninham Shand and Cape Metropolitan Council.

HARDING, W., THARME, R.E. and BROWN, C.A. 1999.  Terms of Reference, programme design and costing for a monitoring programme for the Berg River, Western Cape. Report to Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.


2000

BROWN, C. 2000. Environmental Considerations.  In: VKE: Cape Metropolitan Council Development Control Guidelines for floodprone areas.  Report to Cape Metropolitan Council.  c. 40 pp.

BROWN, C.A. 2000.  Review of the Voelvlei Augmentation Study Environmental Flows.  Report to GIBB Africa.  12 pp.

BROWN, C.A. 2000.  Environmental implications of the position of the Polyoak II Building relative to the Diep River.  Report to Otten and Louw Architects.  4 pp.

BROWN, C.A. 2000. Proposed development lines for the tributaries of the Spanschemat River within Erven 2304, 2344 and 23.5, Constantia.  Report to Michael Dall Architects.  8pp.

BROWN, C.A., BOUCHER, C. and WADESON, R. 2000.  Lourens River Flood Alleviation Study: Ecological Considerations.  Report to Crowther Campbell and Associates and Stewart Scott Inc.  97 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and FOWLER, J. 2000. Breede River Basin Study: Preliminary Assessment of the Breede River Basin.  Report to MBB, Ninham Shand and Jakoet and Associates, and Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.  c.100 pp.

BROWN, C. and HARDING, W. 2000.  CMC Integrated Water Resource Study.  Eerste and Lourens Rivers: Rapid Reserve Assessment and potential impact on vleis and wetlands.  Report to GIBB, Ninham Shand and Cape Metropolitan Council.

BROWN, C. and HARDING, W.  2000.  Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works.  Recommendations for management of Typha capensis in the effluent canal.  Report to Western Cape Regional Services Council.  13pp.

BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 2000.  Environmental Flow Assessments for Rivers: A summary of the DRIFT Process.  A Southern Waters Information Report No. 01/00.  27 pp.  Available on www.southernwaters.co.za.

BROWN, C.A., KING, J.M. and SABET, H. 2000.  Project Structure and Methods.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-03.  c. 200 pp.

BROWN, C.A., KING, J.M. and SABET, H. 2000.  Monitoring Protocol.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-023.  c. 50 pp.

BROWN, C.A., KING, J.M. SABET, H. and YANCE, S. 2000.  Biophysical consequences of the Minimum Degradation Scenario.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-04.  c. 200 pp.

BROWN, C.A., KING, J.M. SABET, H. and YANCE, S. 2000.  Biophysical consequences of the Treaty.  Scenario.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-05.  c. 200 pp.

BROWN, C.A., KING, J.M. SABET, H. and YANCE, S. 2000.  Biophysical consequences of the Design Limitation Scenario.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-06.  c. 200 pp.

BROWN, C.A., KING, J.M. SABET, H. and YANCE, S. 2000.  Biophysical consequences of the Fourth Scenario.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-07.  c. 200 pp.

BROWN, C.A., SPARKS, A. and HOWARD, G. 2000.  Palmiet River Instream Flow Assessment: IFR for the Riverine Ecosystem -Proceedings of the IFR Workshop and determination of associated dam yields.  Report to Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.  No. G400-00-0499.  168 pp.

FOWLER, J., DAY, E. and BROWN, C.A. (eds.) 2000.  Assessment of the Instream Flow Requirements for the Palmiet River and the Freshwater Requirements for the Palmiet Estuary.  IFR Starter Document (Volume 1): Introduction, social aspects, water quality and biology.  Report to Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.  No. G400/00/198.

FOWLER, J., HARDING, B., BROWN, C.A. and PARSONS, R. 2000.  Proposed upgrading of the Kraaifontein Waste Water Treatment Works: Potential Impacts of Aquatic Environment.  Report to Cape Metropolitan Council.

KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2000.  Aquatic Habitat Mapping.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-012 (Vol 2).

KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2000. Information needs for appraisal and monitoring of ecosystems impacts.  Contributing Paper for World Commission on Dams, Thematic Review 11.1 Ecosystems.

KING, J.M., SABET, H., BROWN, C.A. and HIRST, S. 2000.  Final Report: Summary of Main Findings.  Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Contract LHDA 648: Consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams. Report No. LHDA 648-F-02.  75 pp.

KING, J.M., THARME, R.E. and BROWN, C.A. 2000. Definition and Implementation of Instream Flows.  Contributing Paper for World Commission on Dams, Thematic Review 11.1 Ecosystems.  www.dams.org.


2001

BROWN, C.A. 2001.  Westlake Lifestyle Centre.  River Maintenance Agreement for the Westlake River.  Report to Rabie Properties.  14 pp.

HARDING, W. and BROWN, C.A. 2001. Cape Metropolitan Area:  River Maintenance Manual (Version 1.0:2000).  Report to Cape Metropolitan Council.

LOUW, D. and BROWN, C.A. 2001.  Breede River Basin Study.  Reserve determination using the Building Block Methodology.  Southern Waters report for Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.

PAXTON, B. and BROWN, C.A. 2001.  Breede River Basin Study.  Macroinvertebrates Specialist Report for the Breede River Basin Study Reserve determination. Southern Waters’ report for Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.


2002

BROWN, C., BOK, A, and HARDING, W. 2002.  Western Cape Olifants Doring Irrigation Study (WODRIS).  River Ecosystems Report. Southern Waters Report for Department of Agriculture and Arcus GIBB.  88 pp.

BROWN, C.A., EWART-SMITH, J. and FEBRUARY, R. 2002.  Field guide to Present Ecological Status Scores.  Western Cape Rivers.  A Southern Waters Information Report No. 01/01.  25 pp.  Available on www.southernwaters.co.za.

BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 2002. Breede River Basin Study.  DRIFT Application.  Unpublished Southern Waters Report for Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, and Water Research Commission.  77 pp. Available on www.southernwaters.co.za.

BROWN, C.A., and KING, J.M. 2002.  The Lesotho Highlands Water Project: A new perspective on assessing dam options.  South African Department of Water Affairs and Forestry submission to the World Summit 2002, Johannesburg.  3 pp.

BROWN, C.A., YANCE, S. and SABET, H. 2002.  Additional scenarios and production of a new final report to augment consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of the instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams.  Biophysical Report for Phase 1 Development.  LHDA Report No. 678-F-002- Section 2.

EWART-SMITH, J. and BROWN, C.A. 2002.  Intermediate Reserve Determination for the Hex River.  Southern Waters’ report for Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.

HARDING, W.R., BROWN, C.A., EWART-SMITH, J. and FEBRUARY, R. 2002.  River and vlei assessment and monitoring in the CMA.  Revisiting and refining the river importance and sensitivity maps.  Southern Waters Report to Catchment Management, Cape Metropolitan Council.  102 pp.

Paxton, B., Clarke, B. and Brown, C.A. 2002. An assessment of the effects of habitat degradation and exotic fish species invasions on the distribution of three endemic cyprinids Barbus capensis, Barbus serra and Labeo seeberi in the Olifants and Doring Rivers, Western Cape.  Final study report to Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.  PB E000-00-1302.

SABET, H. BROWN, C. and HIRST, S. 2002.  Additional scenarios and production of a new final report to augment consulting services for the establishment and monitoring of the instream flow requirements for river courses downstream of LHWP dams.  Final Report.  Summary of Main Findings for Phase 1 Development.  LHDA Report No. 678-F-001.


2003

ACREMAN, M. KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2003.  Water for people and the environment.  Environmental flows training course.  Tanzania, September 2003.  Report to the World Bank and IUCN – The World Conservation Union.  World Bank Netherlands Water Partnership Program - Environmental Flow Allocation Window and the IUCN Water and Nature Initiative.  35 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and BARAN, E.  2003.  The value and practicality of incorporating Bayesian Theory into DRIFT: Report back of meetings held in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia.  7-10 February 2003.  Submission to the CGIAR Comprehensive Assessment Programme. 13 pp.

BROWN, C.A., and KING, J.M. 2003. Summary of the DRIFT Methodology.  Unpublished submission to the CGIAR Comprehensive Assessment Programme. 10 pp.

KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2003.  Water Resources and Environment Technical Note C1.  Environmental Flows: Selected Case Studies.  28 pp.  In: Davis, R. and Hirji, R. (eds.).  The World Bank Water Resources and Environment Technical Note Series.  The World Bank, Washington, D.C. 

LE MAITRE, D., Brown, C., Lochner, P. Colvin, C., Reimann, K. and Netshitungulu, D. 2003. Ecological and Environmental Impacts of Large Volume Groundwater Abstraction on Ecosystems linked to the Table Mountain Group Aquifer.  DRAFT SCOPING WORKSHOP REPORT.  WRC Project No. K5/1327. 

LUGER, M. and BROWN, C. 2003. The impact of treated sewage effluent on urban rivers: An ecological, social and economic perspective.  Paper submitted to the Integrated Urban Water Management Symposium, Cape Town, 2003. 10 pp.

Reinecke, M.K., King, J.M., Harding, W. 2003. Patterns of surface flow in, and abstraction of water from the Silvermine River, Cape Town. Freshwater Research Unit and Southern Waters Ecological Research and Consulting cc, Cape Town, SA. Unpublished consultancy report.


2004

BROWN, C.A. (Ed). 2004. Lower Orange River Management Study.  Additional Environmental Flow Tasks: Riverine.  Report to DWAF and Namibian DWA.  135 pp.

BROWN, C.A., Dollar, E., Harding, w.h., Pemberton, c., Taljaard, s., and van Niekerk, l. 2004. Olifants Doring Catchment Ecological Water Requirements Study. Delineation Report.  Southern Waters’ Consultancy Report to DWAF: RDM Directorate.  83 pp.

Brown, c.a., Pemberton, c., Taljaard, s. and van Niekerk, l. 2004. Olifants Doring Catchment Ecological Water Requirements Study. Inception Report.  Southern Waters’ Consultancy Report to DWAF: RDM Directorate.  137 pp.


2005

BROWN, C.A. 2005. KOBWA: Review of the Report entitled: Aquatic monitoring of the lower Lomati and Komati Rivers, 2004.  Report to KOBWA. 15 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and PEMBERTON, C. (Eds) 2005.  Olifants Doring Catchment Ecological Water Requirements Study. Riverine RDM Report. Volume 1: Specialist Reference Report.  Southern Waters’ Consultancy Report to DWAF: RDM Directorate.  80 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and PEMBERTON, C. 2005. Olifants Doring Catchment Ecological Water Requirements Study. Riverine RDM Report. Volume 2: Environmental Water Requirements.  Southern Waters’ Consultancy Report to DWAF: RDM Directorate.  80 pp.

KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2005.  Integrated Basin Flow Management Report 8. Mekong River Commission. Water Utilization Program / Environment Program. 94 pp.

Riemann, K., Brown, C., Hay, E.R. and Luger, M. 2005. Ecological and Hydro(geo)logical Monitoring Protocol. Table Mountain Group Aquifer Feasibility Study and Pilot Project. Unpublished Project Report to City of Cape Town, CMC Administration. 40 pp, excl. appendices.


2006

BIELFUSS, R. and BROWN, C. 2006. Assessing Environmental Flow Requirements for the Marromeu Complex of the Zambezi Delta:  Application of the DRIFT Model (Downstream Response to Imposed Flow Transformations).  Museum of Natural History- University of Eduardo Mondlane. Maputo, Mozambique. 159 pp. – Translated into Portuguese.

BROWN, C.A., PEMBERTON, C. and MAGOBA, R. 2006. Olifants Doring Catchment Ecological Water Requirements Study” Final Summary Report.  DWAF Report No. RDM/E000/MSR/01/CON/0606.  55 pp.

BROWN, C.A., PEMBERTON, C. and MAGOBA, R. 2006. (Eds) Task 1: Preliminary Data Collection Evaluation and Monitoring Report.  Consultancy and Project Management Services to Implement Instream Flow Requirements Biophysical Monitoring Procedures Downstream of Phase 1 Dams.  LHDA 1237.139 PP.

BROWN, C.A., PEMBERTON, C. and QUEKU, V. 2006.  Task 2: 12-Month Monitoring Programme Manual and Schedules.  Consultancy and Project Management Services to Implement Instream Flow Requirements Biophysical Monitoring Procedures Downstream of Phase 1 Dams.  LHDA 1237.

DOLLAR, E.S.J., BROWN, C.A., TURPIE, J.K., JOUBERT, A.R., NICOLSON, C.R. and MANYAKA, S. 2006: The development of the Water Resource Classification System (WRCS). Volume 1. Overview and 7-step classification procedure. CSIR Report No., Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Pretoria, 70pp.

JOUBERT, A., TURPIE, J., BROWN, C., MANYAKA, S. and DOLLAR, E. 2006: The development of the Water Resource Classification System (WRCS). Volume 4. Decision-analysis (including the stakeholder engagement process) guidelines for the 7-step classification procedure. CSIR Report No., Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Pretoria, 66pp.

PBWO/IUCN 2006. Basin Delineation Report: Report 1: Pangani River Basin Flow Assessment, Moshi, 44pp.

PBWO/IUCN 2006. Scenario Selection Report: Water-related issues and trends in the Pangani River Basin and the selection of preliminary scenarios for analysis. Report 2: Pangani River Basin Flow Assessment, Moshi, 23pp.

SOUTHERN WATERS. 2006. Instream Flow Assessment: Metolong Dam EIA. Consultancy Report to SMEC Africa for Lesotho Water Affairs. 113 pp. (First Author)

TURPIE, J., Scovronick, n. and BROWN, C.A. 2006. Consultancy Services to Undertake a Study of the Intangible Resource Losses and Gains in Phase 1 Areas of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Final Report.  Report No. LHDA 1244-02.


2007

BROWN, C.A. 2007. Mzingwane Environmental Flows Process: DRIFT Output.  Unpublished Report to IUCN-ROSA.  30 pp.

BROWN, C.A. 2007. Integrated Basin Flow Management 4.  Review of Flow-Assessment Tools. Final Report – 2007.  Unpublished Report to the Mekong River Commission. 42 pp.

Brown, C.A., Ewart-Smith, J., Conrad, J., Rossouw, N, Dollar, E.S.J. and Nicolson, C.R. 2007: The development of the water resource classification system (WRCS). Volume 2. Ecological, hydrological and water quality guidelines for the 7-step classification procedure. CSIR Report No. CSIR/NEW/WR/ER/2006/0187B/C, Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Pretoria, 134pp.

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AFFAIRS AND FORESTRY (DWAF), 2007.  Reserve Determination studies for selected surface water, groundwater, estuaries and wetlands in the Outeniqua (Groot Brak and other water resources, excluding wetlands) catchment: Ecological Water Requirements Study - Delineation Report.  Report No. RDM/ K10-K30, K40E/00/ CON/0207.  Pretoria.

PEMBERTON, C. and BROWN, C.A. (Eds.) 2007.  Task 3: Results of the 12-month Monitoring Programme.  Consultancy and Project Management Services to Implement Instream Flow Requirements Biophysical Monitoring Procedures Downstream of Phase 1 Dams.  LHDA 1237. Report no. 1237-04/05.

Reinecke, M.K. 2007. Rehabilitation recommendations for the Sonkwasdrift crossing on the Berg River: re-vegetation and erosion control. Ecologic Environmental consulting cc and Strategic Environmental Focus, Cape Town, SA. Unpublished consultancy report.


2008

BROWN, C.A. 2008. A review of environmental flow determinations and implementation in southern Africa, and their relevance for the Maputo Estuary. Unpublished Report to SWECO for the Maputo Basin Study.

BROWN, C.A. and MAGOBA, R.N. (Eds) 2008. Reserve Determination studies for selected surface water, groundwater, estuaries and wetlands in the Outeniqua (Groot Brak and other water resources, excluding wetlands) catchment: Ecological Water Requirements Study – Riverine RDM Report, volume 1: Assessment. Unpublished Consultancy Report to DWAF. 284 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and Reneicke, K. 2008. Review of environmental flow considerations. Specialist review for SWECO on AUGMENTATION OF WATER SUPPLY FOR THE CITY OF MAPUTO AND ITS METROPOLITAN AREA. 20 pp.

Brown, C., Rall, J., Boucher, C. and Rountree, M. 2008. Instream Flow Requirements Supporting Report. Lesotho Highlands Water Project : LHWC CONTRACT 001 : Consulting Services for the feasibility study for Phase II – Stage 2. Report No. LHWC 001/18-2007. 74 pp.

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AFFAIRS AND FORESTRY (DWAF) 2008.  Reserve Determination studies for selected surface water, groundwater, estuaries and wetlands in the Outeniqua (Groot Brak and other water resources, excluding wetlands) catchment: Ecological Water Requirements Study – Riverine RDM Report, volume 1: Assessment. Report No. RDM/ K10 – K30, K40E/00/CON/0407, volume 1.  Pretoria.

KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2008. Environment protection and sustainable management of the Okavango River Basin. Preliminary Environmental Flows Assessment: Guidelines for data collection, analysis and scenario creation. Unpublished Report to FAO. 57 pp. Translated into Portuguese.

KING, J.M., BROWN, C.A., JOUBERT, A.R., BEUSTER, H. AND GREYLING, A. 2008. Feasibility Study: DSS software development for Integrated Basin Flow Management. WRC K8/797. Final Report.

PBWO/IUCN 2008. Task 5 Report: Report 3: Pangani River Basin Flow Assessment, Moshi, 23pp. (2nd author)

SOUTHERN WATERS. 2008. Olifants Doring River Ecological Reserve and Resource Protection capacity building and training Task 1: Water resource protection information needs analysis. 100 pp. (First Author)


2009

BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 2009. Environment protection and sustainable management of the Okavango River Basin: Preliminary Environmental Flows Assessment.  Guildelines for for data collection, analysis and scenario creation.  Project No. UNTS/RAF/010/GEF. Report No. 03/2009. 35 pp.

BROWN, C.A. and SCHERMAN, P.A. 2009. Reserve Determination studies for selected surface water, groundwater, estuaries and wetlands in the Outeniqua (Groot Brak, Kynsna and other water resources) catchment: Ecological Water Requirements Study – Preliminary Process Report: Integration. Unpublished Consultancy Report to DWAF. 284 pp.

Brown, C.A., Shippey, K., Conrad, J. and Holland, N.L. 2009. C.A.P.E. Olifants-Doorn Catchment Management Agency Project.  Towards a Catchment Management Strategy Water Resource Protection Sub-strategy. Report No.  4896/402821. 78 pp.

KING, C.A. and BROWN, C.A. 2009. Environment protection and sustainable management of the Okavango River Basin: Preliminary Environmental Flows Assessment.  Initiation Report.  Project No. UNTS/RAF/010/GEF. Report No. 01/2009. 25 pp.

KING, C.A. and BROWN, C.A. 2009. Environment protection and sustainable management of the Okavango River Basin: Preliminary Environmental Flows Assessment.  Process Report:  Project No. UNTS/RAF/010/GEF. Report No. 02/2009. 120 pp.

KING, C.A. and BROWN, C.A. 2009. Environment protection and sustainable management of the Okavango River Basin: Preliminary Environmental Flows Assessment.  Scenario Report: Ecological and social predictions.  Project No. UNTS/RAF/010/GEF. Report No. 07/2009. Four Volumes.

MAGOBA, R.N. and BROWN, C.A. 2009. Western Cape Feasibility and Pre-feasibility Studies.  Task 3.1: Rapid II Reserve assessments (quantity) for the Steenbras, Pombers and Kromme Rivers. Unpublished Report to DWA.

PBWO/IUCN 2009. Final Scenario Report: Report 4: Pangani River Basin Flow Assessment, Moshi, 23pp. (2nd author)

Southern Waters. May 2009. Environmental Flow Assessment. Volume 1: Main Report. ESIA for the Saboloka, Dagash and Mograt Hydropower Projects on the Nile River, Northern Sudan.  Unpublished project report for SMEC and Sudanese Dams Implementation Unit. 74 pp. (Sole Author)

Southern Waters. May 2009. Environmental Flow Assessment. Volume 2: Specialist Reports. ESIA for the Saboloka, Dagash and Mograt Hydropower Projects on the Nile River, Northern Sudan.  Unpublished project report for SMEC and Sudanese Dams Implementation Unit. 66 pp. (Editor and contributing author).

BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M.  October 2009.  Chapter 4. Freshwater Sustainability Planning.  In. WWF. 2009. China River Basin Master Planning.  Review of River Basin Planning.  Pp 12.

SOUTHERN WATERS. August 2009. Western Cape Feasibility and pre-feasibility studies. Task 3.1: Rapid II Reserve Assessments (Quantity) for the Steenbras, Pombers and Kromme Rivers. Unpublished project report for DWAF, joint venture with Ninham Shand and Kwezi V3. 47pp. (Contributing author).

SOUTHERN WATERS. July 2009. Aquatic ecosystem services of the Usutu to Mhaltuze, Inkomati and Olifants Water Management Areas. Methods statement and data synthesis: Riverine EGSAs, for inclusion in the main methodology report. Unpublished project report for Anchor Environmental Consultants. 30pp. (Contributing author).

SOUTHERN WATERS. May 2009. Environmental Flow Assessment. Volume 2: Specialist Reports. ESIA for the Saboloka, Dagash and Mograt Hydropower Projects on the Nile River, Northern Sudan.  Unpublished project report for SMEC and Sudanese Dams Implementation Unit. 66 pp. (Contributing author).


2010

WWF. January 2010. South African Water Resource Classification System: A Case Study.  In:

Brown, C.A. 2010. Modifying dam operating rules to deliver environmental flows: Experiences from southern Africa.  Unpublished discussion paper for UNESCO.  Paris Workshop. October 2010.

Brown, C.A., Louw, D., King, J., Scherman, P., Rountree, M., Kleynhans, K., Jay, J., Motebe, N., Adams, J., Thirion, C., Dickens, C., Pollard, S., van Niekerk, L., Crafford, J. and Huggins, G. 2010. Chapter 4: Tools and procedures for Resource Directed Measures.  In: King, J. (Ed.) Situation Assessment of the South African Reserve.  WRC Report.

Southern Waters. (2010). Western Cape Water System Supply Study. Preliminary phase. Ecological water requirements data for WRCS river and estuary nodes in the Breede, Palmiet and Berg catchments. Unpublished project report for DWAF, joint venture with Ninham Shand and Kwezi V3.

SOUTHERN WATERS. April 2010. Specialist input into the flood mitigation works on the Koornlands and Glen Rivers (Swellendam) and the Huis River (Barrydale). Clearing exotic woody vegetation from the riparian conrridor. Unpublished report for ELEMENT consulting engineers(Sole author).

Southern Waters. December 2010. Environmental Flow Assessment. Volume 1: Main Report. ESIA for the Baynes Hydropower Project on the Cunene River on the border between Angola and Namibia.  Unpublished project report for ERM, and NamPower. (Sole Author)

Southern Waters. December 2010. Environmental Flow Assessment. Volume 2: Specialist Reports. ESIA for the Baynes Hydropower Project on the Cunene River on the border between Angola and Namibia.  Unpublished project report for ERM, and NamPower. (Editor and contributing author).


2011

AURECON AND Southern Waters. June 2011. Metolong Dam and Water Supply Programme.  Project: Preparation of Ecological Flow Policy and Biophysical Monitoring System.  Report 1: DRAFT Biophysical Monitoring Programme. 73 pp.

Southern Waters. February 2011. Environmental Flow Assessment Report (FINAL REPORT). ESHIA for the Riversdale Coal Barging Project Phase 2, Zambezi River, Mozambique.  Unpublished project report for ERM. 85 pp.

Southern Waters. February 2011. Environmental Flow Assessment Volume 2: Specialist Reports (FIRST Report). ESHIA for the Riversdale Coal Barging Project Phase 2, Zambezi River, Mozambique.  Unpublished project report for ERM. 198 pp.

Southern Waters. May 2011. Environmental Flow Assessment: Neelum/Kishenganga River, Kashmir.  Unpublished project report for National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited.  57 pp.

Southern Waters. April 2011. Environmental Flow Assessment: Neelum/Kishenganga River, Kashmir (New Hydrology_Kishen Max).  Unpublished project report for National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited.  47 pp.

SOUTHERN WATERS. December 2011. Lourens River Flood Alleviation Measures: Faunal Assessment for Phase 1D.  Final Report to SSI Engineers Environmental Consultants (Pty) Ltd on behalf of the City of Cape Town. 37 pp.

NORCONSULT AND Southern Waters. October 2011. Cheves Hydropower Project. Ecological Flow Management Plan. DRAFT Environmental Flow Monitoring Programme. 57 Pp. Lima, Peru.

NORCONSULT AND Southern Waters. October 2011. Cheves Hydropower Project. Ecological Flow Management Plan. FRAMEWORK for the EFMP. Lima, Peru.


2012

SOUTHERN WATERS. April 2012. Review and update of the 1999 Ecological Importance-Sensitivity and the Present Ecological Status (EIS/PES) of South African rivers including expansion to priority tributaries and wetlands according to quaternary catchment.  Group 5 - Western Cape WMAs: Breede/Overberg, Berg, Gouritz and Olifants/Doorn.  Final Summary Report. Water Research Commission Report No. 

NORCONSULT AND SOUTHERN WATERS. October 2012. Cheves Hydropower Project. Ecological Flow Management Plan. Environmental Flow Monitoring Programme and Appendices. Lima, Peru.

NORCONSULT AND SOUTHERN WATERS. October 2012. Cheves Hydropower Project. Ecological Flow Management Plan. Baseline Data Report. Lima, Peru.

NORCONSULT AND SOUTHERN WATERS. October 2012. Cheves Hydropower Project. Ecological Flow Management Plan. EF Assessment Report. Lima, Peru.


2013

SOUTHERN WATERS. 2013. Western Cape Water System Supply Study. Preliminary phase. Ecological water requirements data for WRCS river and estuary nodes in the Breede, Palmiet and Berg catchments. Unpublished project report for DWAF, joint venture with Ninham Shand and Kwezi V3. (Contributing author).


2014
ALISON JOUBERT, CATE BROWN and KARL RIENECKE. 2014. RESILIM-O. Deliverable 4: Partially-calibrated DRIFT-DSS for IFR 5 on the Olifants River. Unpublished report to AWARD. 105pp

KARL REINECKE, MARK ROUNTREE and JONATHAN CROWTHER. July 2014. Maintenance Management Plans for the upper Breede River.  In association with Fluvius Environmental and CCA Environmental.
 
KARL REINECKE, MARK ROUNTREE and JONATHAN CROWTHER. July 2014. Maintenance Management Plans for the Hartebees River.  In association with Fluvius Environmental and CCA Environmental.  

KARL REINECKE, MARK ROUNTREE and JONATHAN CROWTHER. July 2014. Maintenance Management Plans for the Jan du Toits River.  In association with Fluvius Environmental and CCA Environmental.  

KARL REINECKE, MARK ROUNTREE and JONATHAN CROWTHER. July 2014. Maintenance Management Plans for the Hex River.  In association with Fluvius Environmental and CCA Environmental.  

KARL REINECKE, MARK ROUNTREE and JONATHAN CROWTHER. July 2014. Maintenance Management Plans for the Noree/Vink River.  In association with Fluvius Environmental and CCA Environmental.  

KARL REINECKE, MARK ROUNTREE and JONATHAN CROWTHER. July 2014. Maintenance Management Plans for the Klaasvoogds Rivers.  In association with Fluvius Environmental and CCA Environmental.  

KARL REINECKE, MARK ROUNTREE and JONATHAN CROWTHER. July 2014. Maintenance Management Plans for the Keisie River.  In association with Fluvius Environmental and CCA Environmental.  

TLOU CONSULTING. 2014. Intermediate reserve determinations for rivers in the Usuthu-Mthlatuze Water Management Area.  Ecoclassification Report. Unpublished Report to Department of Water and Sanitation. Authored by Southern Waters.

TLOU CONSULTING. 2014. Intermediate reserve determinations for rivers in the Usuthu-Mthlatuze Water Management Area.  EWR Results. Unpublished Report to Department of Water and Sanitation. Authored by Southern Waters.

SOUTHERWATERS. 2014. Batoka Hydropower plant: Environmental Flow Assessment. Volume 1 (0f 2): Main Report.  Unpublished Report to ERM. Authored by Southern Waters (Contributing Author).

SOUTHERWATERS. 2014. Batoka Hydropower plant: Environmental Flow Assessment. Volume 2 (0f 2): Specialist Reports.  Unpublished Report to ERM. Authored by Southern Waters (Contributing Author).


2015
MRAG, SOUTHERNWATERS, ANCHOR ENVIRONMENTAL, STREAMFLOW SOLUTIONS. 2015.  Climate resilient livelihoods and sustainable natural resources in the Elephant Marshes, Malawi: Inception Report.  Unpublished report for the Ministry of Water Development and Irrigation (Contributing Author).

MRAG, SOUTHERNWATERS, ANCHOR ENVIRONMENTAL, STREAMFLOW SOLUTIONS. 2015.  Climate resilient livelihoods and sustainable natural resources in the Elephant Marshes, Malawi: Mid-term Report.  Unpublished report for the Ministry of Water Development and Irrigation (Contributing Author).

TLOU CONSULTING. 2015.  Intermediate reserve determinations for rivers in the Usuthu-Mthlatuze Water Management Area.  River Rapid Reserves Report.  Unpublished Report to Department of Water and Sanitation. (Contributing Author).

TLOU CONSULTING. 2015.  Intermediate reserve determinations for Lake Sibaya in the Usuthu-Mthlatuze Water Management Area.  Ecoclassification Report.  Unpublished Report to Department of Water and Sanitation.  Authored by Southern Waters.

TLOU CONSULTING. 2015.  Intermediate reserve determinations for Lake Sibaya in the Usuthu-Mthlatuze Water Management Area.  Environmental Water Requirements assessment Report.  Unpublished Report to Department of Water and Sanitation. Authored by Southern Waters.

TLOU CONSULTING. 2015.  Intermediate reserve determinations for Lake Sibaya in the Usuthu-Mthlatuze Water Management Area.  Specialist Reports.  Unpublished Report to Department of Water and Sanitation.  Authored by Southern Waters.

TLOU CONSULTING. 2015.  Intermediate reserve determinations for Lake Sibaya in the Usuthu-Mthlatuze Water Management Area.  Ecological Specifications and Monitoring Report. Unpublished Report to Department of Water and Sanitation.  Authored by Southern Waters.

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