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Table 1

Data description and sources used in population of the water evaluation and planning (WEAP) model

DataDescriptionSources
Historical hydrological data Stream flow gauge stations, dam data; 1976–2005 South African Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation Hydrological Services websitea 
Water demand data  Vaal River System: Large Bulk Water Supply Reconciliation Strategy Study’ conducted by the Department of Water Affair and Forestry in 2009 (DWAF 2009) b 
Population Urban
Rural 
Statistics South Africa's 2010, Water Management Areas in South Africa discussion documentc
Vaal River System: Large Bulk Water Supply Reconciliation Strategy Study’ conducted by the Department of Water Affair and Forestry in 2009 (DWAF 2009) d 
Historical climate data Temperature
Precipitation 
African Weather Services (SAWS) for the period 1976–2005 
Climate data Model Institution 
CCCma CanESM2 Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis 
IPSL IPSL-CM5A-MR Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, France 
CNRM CERFACS Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, France 
MIROC MIROC V5 Model for Interdisplinary Reseacrch On Climate, Japan 
MPI MPI-ESM-LR Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Germany 
CSIRO QCCCE Mk3.6.0 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia 
DataDescriptionSources
Historical hydrological data Stream flow gauge stations, dam data; 1976–2005 South African Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation Hydrological Services websitea 
Water demand data  Vaal River System: Large Bulk Water Supply Reconciliation Strategy Study’ conducted by the Department of Water Affair and Forestry in 2009 (DWAF 2009) b 
Population Urban
Rural 
Statistics South Africa's 2010, Water Management Areas in South Africa discussion documentc
Vaal River System: Large Bulk Water Supply Reconciliation Strategy Study’ conducted by the Department of Water Affair and Forestry in 2009 (DWAF 2009) d 
Historical climate data Temperature
Precipitation 
African Weather Services (SAWS) for the period 1976–2005 
Climate data Model Institution 
CCCma CanESM2 Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis 
IPSL IPSL-CM5A-MR Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, France 
CNRM CERFACS Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, France 
MIROC MIROC V5 Model for Interdisplinary Reseacrch On Climate, Japan 
MPI MPI-ESM-LR Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Germany 
CSIRO QCCCE Mk3.6.0 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia 
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