Understand how water supply requirements change over the mine life cycle
- What are the water quality and quantity requirements of the operation over its life cycle?
- What are the water supply costs for the operation over time?
Understand management requirements of mine-impacted water
- What are the management requirements for treating mine-impacted water?
- What is the cost of managing mine-impacted water across the operation’s life cycle?
Consider regulatory, development and social aspects of operations
- Are your licences and permits adequate for the different needs of the operation over its life cycle?
- Will you need additional or renewed licences and permits to meet future expansion requirements?
- How might social issues affect your licence conditions?