Water Management

Aquatic Acumen – Mine Water Management

The March issue of International Mining features an article aquatic acumen or water management. The article delves into a number of topics including the growing use of seawater and desalination plants, clean-up of waste waters and recovery of valuable metals and water... read more

A Fine Treat

‘A Fine Treat’  published in the March issue of Mining Magazine examines the reuse of mine-influenced water in mineral processing including the technology, the main challenges, and why the practice is set to keep growing. Dan Dupon, North American Mine Water Treatment... read more

Karst: Mining within a maze

Pat Corser, MWH Canada country manager, was recently quoted in an article discussing Karst in CIM Magazine written by Ian Ewing. Click here to read the full... read more

Are We Paying Enough Attention to Removing Carbon?

Much attention is being given today to the removal of nutrients from wastewaters because of the negative environmental consequences that can result if these are released in excess. Without a doubt, nutrient reduction is an essential component of our national policy on... read more

Learning about Water from Manufacturing

Leveraging the best practices from other industries can improve the mining industry’s approach to reducing, reusing, recycling and replenishing water resources. “Learning from manufacturing,” an article recently published in Mining Magazine, highlights water lessons... read more

4 Tips for Conserving ‘Invisible’ Water Every Day

Every day the average American family uses 300 gallons of water for everything from brushing their teeth and washing clothes to running the sprinkler and flushing the toilet, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Beyond this, families also use lots of... read more

Fit-for-Purpose Water Reuse and the Road Toward Water Security

The future of water resources for safe and reliable consumptive uses is uncertain.  Today, hundreds of watershed basins worldwide experience water scarcity during some part of any given year. Dr. Art Umble, wastewater practice leader for MWH, discusses water scarcity... read more

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