Mine drainage design

Mine drainage work at one of RWE’s opencast mines

Our expert hydrogeologists have gained vast mine drainage experience in many countries around the world, especially in extreme rainfall areas such as India and Indonesia.

Mine drainage management is vital for the smooth operation of any mining and is alsoan environmental issue as concentrations of suspended solids and other possible harmful concentrations in the water have to be addressed.

Your mining enterprise can benefit from the following services offered by RWE Technology International:

  • climatic, dewatering and mine drainage studies
  • determination of design rainfall
  • pump and pipes planning
  • calculation of mine flooding
  • appraisal of national and international mine water discharge regulations
  • design of surface water treatment plants