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Renison Goldfields Consolidated Limited, Pine Creek Project. Groundwater Investigation Stage 2, Establishment of Borefield and Management Studies. Report H114/3-AA.

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Title

Renison Goldfields Consolidated Limited, Pine Creek Project. Groundwater Investigation Stage 2, Establishment of Borefield and Management Studies. Report H114/3-AA.

Creator

Coffey & Partners Pty Ltd

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report no. 87/1984

Date

1983-11-01

Notes

Date:1983-11

Language

English

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report no. 87/1984

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228435

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/674167

Page content

Technical Report WRD84087 Viewed at 14:07:14 on 29/07/2010 Page 86 of 167. I I I~~ I I I I I I I I , I I I I I I I I .~~-~ H114/1-HRS Nov 26, 1983. ImJ 52. -"~~--"---. ----------.... 1 For the 1 in 5 year dry there is no net sur;?lus of '.'later f and til'.2 dt? f lei t wi 11 b~ provided by ground,tlater. At th.is time the re<;overy circuit for ta.iling seepage woulc. be fully opera.tional. 10. ~DNlTORING A progr<Jm of monitoring has been formulated to provide baseline .-later level and WD.ter quality datal and observe the effects of mining activity O~ the existing groundwater regime. An OTT 30 day automatic continuous water level recor,l'~r niJ.s been installed rnid;...,~y between the to.vrl and mine arBa (llore RN 1878) LO gather baseline water table data (see Plate 4;). This will lat.;::or lJe suppleme.:ited by a program of monthly water level monl.toring to be conducted by mine staff, ur,der guidelines determined by the mining company and the DTW. \'lalcr p~odl!ction data from the existi:1S town horeficlc is curre:1tly coil,' ;ted or: a d.J.ily basis (DTW records). It is suqgcstec. t..hut 111i.S in:orTnaliofl, in COflJU1H..'tlon "dth \v,,-ter level d.:1ta will ('fh1ulc water tJbl(; conditions to be documented 9!:ior to commencement of mining or*",rations, Illd will pro',lidc a recoil of any water level decline in the d.:'ca ' .:hen mi:l.i:1g commences. A i:t'ogramrn.;: of wat.e:c quality monitoring is also proposBo and wi 11 include sampling of the existing town bores at 4Url.rterly intervals (3 months). Samples would be submiLted t'} a registcrl'd l.:illorator':l [or detailed analysis. 2. AREA 3 - DOHESTIC W,TER SUPPLY The monitoring sysLer;;. \oJill il1\:luCG (.1) Installation of water flow nle::t.z:cs on each bore. These ".,ould be !:ead weekly. (ii) Me~surement of water levels in a series fiv~ observation bores, at weekly inte~vals. (iii) Inst.:111ation of a 30 day water level recorder Oll an observation bore to be constructed midway t" 'tween Bores W4 and N18. (1 v) W.lter quality sampling from each bor:; each quarter (J : ,n ths I . .. "'*- 8\..,... '-.; --"'-.~