Water Management in Mining

(1 Day Training Course)

Water Management in Mining


Sustainable supply, management and disposal of water.


Discusses the critical issues in managing water on mine sites and mineral processing operations. Providing an understanding of water requirements, analysing existing water infrastructure and contribution to the improvement of water management on a mine site or mineral processing plant. Appropriate for mining executives, project managers, geologists, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, and suppliers.

Key Learning Outcomes:

Understanding of the variability of quantity, quality and management of water resources is critical for meeting the water resource management challenges present in many operations.

Participants in this course will gain an understanding of water requirements (consumption and quality) across an operating mine, be able to analyse existing water infrastructure and contribute to the improvement of water management on a mine site or mineral processing plant.

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Water Treatment
  3. Waste Water Treatment
  4. Water Use In Mineral Processing
  5. Specific Unit Operations – Water Issues
  6. Specific Commodities – Water Issues
  7. Water Recycling
  8. Environmental Obligations
  9. New Technologies

Who Should Attend?

The course is designed for people in the resource sector or those with aspirations to enter this booming industry. The course assumes no prior knowledge and is appropriate for:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Metallurgists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Researchers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Accountants, brokers & investors

For a brochure, further information on this course or to register please contact our training department on +61 8 9421 9000 or send an email to training@metsengineering.com

Water Management in Mining

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