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Changing Regulations Alter the Future of Mining Discharge in the U.S.

Mining companies need to keep up with tightening water discharge standards

Recent water shortages around the world have highlighted how quickly water is becoming the the most irreplaceable resource on our planet. Facing new water challenges, governments and jurisidictions are working across all sectors – agriculture, technology, industrial, commercial – to protect the future of water and ensure its long-term viability.

In the U.S., state and federal governments are tightening water discharge standards and the pressure is on mining companies to stay ahead of the game. As these regulations become reality, mining operations will be under increased public and regulatory pressure to implement updated water management plans and strategies for discharge water reuse.