Maloney’s Eye Water Use Application – Magaliesburg

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The above matter refers. The Water Use Licence Application in respect of Maloneys eye is available for review and comment for a period of 30 days. The water use licence application files can be accessed at this dropbox link or download this zip file (290 Mb) which contains all documents. Should you have any comments with regards to the water use licence application please forward your comments to our offices in writing per fax (086 …

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Feasibility Study for a Long-Term Solution to address the Acid Mine Drainage associated with the East, Central and West Rand Underground Mining Basins, Gauteng Province

This newsletter provides information to stakeholders on the progress of the feasibility study for a long-term solution to address the acid mine drainage associated with the Witwatersrand underground mining basins. In January 2012, the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) initiated a feasibility study for the long-term solution. A multi-disciplinary team of consultants led by Aurecon SA in association with SRK Consulting and Turner and Townsend, and supported by specialists from different institutions was appointed to …

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Acid Mine Drainage AMD – EIA: Public meetings to review the Draft Scoping Report

Dear Stakeholders We would like to remind you of the public meetings that will be taking place as part of the public review of the Draft Scoping Report for the EIA for the Immediate and Short Term Interventions to treat Acid Mine Drainage. As you have already been notified, the Draft Scoping Report is available for review until 7 August 2012. Public meetings are planned in this review period to discuss the content of the …

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Magalies River – A Sensitive Catchment

Submitted by the FSE In terms of CLASSIFICATION OF SIGNIFICANT WATER RESOURCES IN THE MOKOLO AND MATLABAS CATCHMENTS: LIMPOPO WATER MANAGEMENT AREA (WMA) AND CROCODILE (WEST) AND MARICO WMA: WP 10506 INTEGRATED UNITS OF ANALYSIS (IUA) DELINEATION REPORT DRAFT REPORT NO.: RDM/WMA1,3/00/CON/CLA/0212 Directorate: Water Resource Classification JUNE 2012 The Magalies River is identified as follows: “The present state of the Magalies River is in a B category, especially with Maloney’s Eye situated in the upper …

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Radioactive water confirmed in Roodepoort park

Earthlife Africa describes acid mine drainage as “a toxic legacy of the city’s mining past”. 03 May 2012 | Christelle du Toit Source: http://www.looklocal.co.za/looklocal/content/en/roodepoort/roodepoort-news-general?oid=5503678&sn=Detail&pid=489969&Radioactive-water-in-Roodepoort-park Environmental group EcoMonitor has confirmed that acid mine seepage in the Davidsonville park in Roodepoort contains radioactive materials. “These substances can be absorbed through your skin,” says Pieter van Eeden, co-founder of EcoMonitor. “You won’t die from these chemicals now, but they will remain in your body for years and you …

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