A pilot study of the Social Water Assessment Protocol in a mining region of Ghana
Danoucaras, Anastasia, Alidu, Babatu Adam, Sturman, Kathryn, Collins, Nina K., & Woodley, Alan (2016) A pilot study of the Social Water Assessment Protocol in a mining region of Ghana. Water International, 41(3), pp. 392-408.
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The Social Water Assessment Protocol (SWAP) is a tool consisting of a series of questions on fourteen themes designed to capture the social context of water around a mine site. A pilot study of the SWAP, conducted in Prestea-Huni Valley, Ghana, showed that some communities were concerned about whether the groundwater was potable. The mining company’s concern was that there was a cycle of dependency amongst communities that received treated water from the mining company. The pilot identified potential data sources and stakeholder groups for each theme, gaps in themes and suggested refinements to questions to improve the SWAP.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Social impact assessment, mining, Social Water Assessment Protocol, water management, Ghana|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT (050200) > Environmental Impact Assessment (050204)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Copyright Owner:||2016 International Water Resources Association|
|Deposited On:||27 Apr 2016 02:59|
|Last Modified:||01 May 2016 04:56|
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