Gauteng launches sustainable drainage manual

  • Date of publication: 31 March 2020

Urbanisation impacts on the natural water cycle resulting in increased runoff, decreased infiltration and waste management challenges. These challenges have prompted the need for research into methods and technologies that can improve the management of storm water. The GCRO has contributed to this important work through participation on the Project Steering Committee by Gillian Maree, a Senior Researcher at the GCRO. These project outputs are as a result of the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) research into sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) technology options for Gauteng.

The following documents can be downloaded below:

  1. Literature review on SUDS
  2. Selection of three case study areas
  3. Data collection
  4. Analysis of study areas
  5. Decision support tools
  6. Best management practices
  7. Implementation manual

For further information please contact Mr Nengovhela (Project Manager), and Ms Rina Taviv (Project Leader),


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