Work on policy and practice of non-renewable groundwater resource utilisation, on the conjunctive management of groundwater/surface-water resources, and on groundwater storage and water security.

1982 Foster S S D, Mackie C D & Townsend P.   P Instn Civil Engr : 72 : 563-584 Exploration, evaluation and development of large scale groundwater supplies in the Botswana Kalahari. C-1
1992 FOSTER S S D.  IAH Selected Papers Hydrogeology                         3 : 321-336 Unsustainable development and irrational exploitation of groundwater resources in developing nations – an overview.  
1996 Clarke R, Lawrence A & FOSTER S. UNEP Environ Library 15  Groundwater : a threatened resource.  
2008 FOSTER S S D & Loucks D P. UNESCO-IHP VI Groundwater Series 15              Non-renewable groundwater resources – a guide to socially-sustainable management for water-policy makers. C-2
2010 FOSTER S, Steenbergen F van, Zuleta J & Garduño H,  GW-MATE Strategic Overview Series 2 : World Bank  Conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water – from spontaneous coping strategy to adaptive resource management. C-3
2012 FOSTER S , Tuinhof A & Steenbergen F van.              Water SA   38 : 359 Managed groundwater development for water-supply security in Sub-Saharan Africa ; investment priorities.
2013 FOSTER S, Chilton J, Nijsten G-J   & Richts A Current Opinion Environ Sustblty 5 : 685-695. Groundwater – a global focus on the ‘local resource’.  
2014 FOSTER S & MacDonald A,  Hydrogeology J 22 : 1489-1492. The ‘water security’ dialogue – why it needs to be better informed about groundwater.  



GROUNDWATER – HIDDEN RESOURCE & CONCEALED HAZARD Groundwater Hydrogeology Aquifer Pollution Water Resource Management Water Resource Governance Water Environment Urban Water Geotechnical Drainage Agricultural Irrigation

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