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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

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Technical Report WRD84087 Viewed at 14:07:14 on 29/07/2010 Page 92 of 167. I I I I I I I J I , I , I I c , I , I I I I I I , I I APPENDIX 1 secretary 4-28-28 Depnctment of Mines and Energy DARHIN N 'r 5794 Attention: Mr M Lauer PINE CREEK POSSIBLE MINING DEVELOPMENT f'tlrt hpr to the 16 June meet l ng between Mr Lauer 0 f the jh'part-ment of ~\i",'s and Energy, Messrs Davison and l!umpries <)[ Rp'1ison Goldf ields and Me,'srs Loveday and Macqueen of 1'1,,1 pr Divisioll, officers of lhis Division have now given f nrther consideration to the implications of the proposed mining development. I.)hllst qunntitative d.etails of the proposal are not yet ~lvnilablc lu Water Division, and while the N.T. r.ovC'rnment's policy on the increased wat.er supply rt''l'lirements has not yet b8en determined, it is consider-ed t imcly to raise those issues wi i h which the Division has concern, to ensure that these are fUlly addressed in the feasibility studies and E.I.S. From the outset it is stressed that, because of the geographic location of the mine in relation to the township dnd local water resour.ces, l he environmental issues are f,otcnlially complex and intcr-reli'lt<:>d. It is quite likely that issues not already identified will arise. I.JATER SOURCE Recent groundwater investi0otions have led to the establishment of a borefield within 3 km to the NW of Pine Creek townsllip. This bor:efield, which is to be hooked up ill conjunction wi th the existing supply bores this dry season, will ~Jovide a total estimated yield of about 150 000 kL!annum, whirh is sufficient only for the needs of the existing community. 7:DY2