Roadmap for mines to comply with water use licences

Roadmap for mines to comply with water use licences

Many mines are currently grappling with the complexities of implementing and renewing their water use licences (WULs). This article outlines the purpose of WUL's and explains why WUL requirements should be incorporated into the day-to-day operations of a mine.

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South Africa’s first mine-water atlas is currently underway

South Africa’s first mine-water atlas is currently underway

The ongoing Water Research Commission-funded study, the South African Mine Water Atlas, will provide water managers and policy makers with a comprehensive reference on the extent of mine-influenced water in the country, both on the surface and underground. It will assist in good management, regulation and setting policy. Once completed, it will be the most comprehensive document of its kind in South Africa. 

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