Mlungwana Amanda Abongile

Mlungwana  Amanda Abongile
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Department: Gis & Remote sensing
Level: Masters

Research topic: Assessment of water points in Nkonkobe and Ngqushwa local municipality, Eastern Cape

Objectives of study: The objective of this study is to asses different water sources (quantity and quality) in Nkonkobe local municipality and Ngqushwa local municipality in the Eastern cape to help monitor the status of these different water sources within the specified areas thus leading to a guide for formulation of sustainable water use strategies. The objectives are:

  • Spatially map the distribution of different water sources in Ngqushwa &Nkonkobe.
  • Produce thematic maps that show the number of water sources per 1000 people in the municipalities.
  • Identify and map the areas where people lack improved water sources and
  • Identify and map districts where existing water resources are not accessible