Water Resources Management

Understand the causes of Water Resource
Conflicts and Resolution Measures

26 – 30 August 2024
Sandton Centre Johannesburg South Africa

Water Resources

Register Now! Limited Seats Available!

R19, 999.00 Per Delegate

Course overview:

Water is a key driver of economic and social development while it has a basic function in maintaining the integrity of the natural environment. Managers whether in government or private sectors have to make difficult decisions to apportion the diminishing water supplies with the ever increasing demands. Drivers such as demographic and climatic changes further increase stress on water resources. The traditional fragmented approach is no longer viable and a more holistic approach to water management is essential. This training is therefore designed to aid in the management of water resources in a more efficient, equitable and sustainable ways.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course the participant should be able to:

    • Learn basic concepts in water resource management.
    • Gain skills in participatory water management approach.
    • Gain skills on water quality, its components, and interventions.
    • Understand the causes of water resource conflicts and resolution measures.
    • Gain skills on water supply waste management techniques.

Targeted Audience:

This course is intended for various Experts in Agriculture; Extension Officers, Agricultural officials and Decision makers working with local people, in governments.

Course Outline:

Basic concepts in water resources management

    • Concepts of water resources management
    • Global water trends and emerging issues
    • Water for economic development
    • Protection of precious water resources
    • Cost effective technologies for minimizing water loss
    • Water policy and regulation
    • Climate change and its impact on water

Water Supply and Waste Management

    • Supply schemes and distribution systems
    • Water collection treatment and supply
    • Water supply economics
    • Waste Overview
    • Waste management practices
    • Environmental conservation and sanitation

Water quality management

    • Parameters of water quality
    • Human consumption water quality parameters
    • Environmental Water quality and its parameters
    • Components of water quality
    • Water quality interventions and corrections

Participatory Watershed Management

    • Introduction to participatory watershed management
    • Effective participatory diagnostic approaches and tools
    • Understanding the socio-economic environment at sites
    • Role of indigenous knowledge on watershed management
    • Farmers’ criteria for land potential assessment and prescription of land management options
    • GIS analogy as used in farmer- participatory planning
    • Factors dictating farmer decisions
    • Policy aspects and Monitoring impact with farmers

Water resource use conflict management

    • Water as cause, tool or target of conflicts
    • Classification of water conflicts
    • Resolution measures

End of the workshop


While both In-House and Online training can present with cost-effectiveness and time-efficacy, there are some very specific differences between in-house courses and those based online.
The demand for additional courses by individuals or groups of people is increasing. Still, it depends entirely on the preferences of a person what type of training he or she wants to receive. Online courses and in-house training carry some similarities but they are considered to exhibit some very pivotal differences too. Despite that, both types of learning can be really beneficial for attendees.

For Registration and other Training arrangements,
contact us on the detail below.

SOUTH AFRICA : +27 11 057 6001
TANZANIA Cell: +255 769 688 544
WhatsApp +27 79 574 0389
info@bmktraining.co.za / www.bmktraining.com