APPENDIX 3. Reduction in water-flow regulation for each biome per land-cover category.

Biome
% Reductions in groundwater recharge

Pristine
Moderately degraded
Severely degraded
Fynbos
0
0
0
Renosterveld
0
10
50
Succulent Karoo
0
10
50
Subtropical Thicket
0
10
50
Aquatic (Drain & Source)
0
10
50

Note: Converted areas are assumed to produce none of the ecosystem service and thus the fourth class of land-cover, transformed, is not shown here.