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​​the process of controlling groundwater flow within and around mining operations that occur below the watertable. In such operations, mine dewatering plans are important to provide more efficient work conditions, improve stability and safety, and enhance economic viability of operations. There are various dewatering methods, such as direct pumping of water from within a mine, installation of dewatering wells around the mine perimeter, and pit slope drains.

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description ​​the process of controlling groundwater flow within and around mining operations that occur below the watertable. In such operations, mine dewatering plans are important to provide more efficient work conditions, improve stability and safety, and enhance economic viability of operations. There are various dewatering methods, such as direct pumping of water from within a mine, installation of dewatering wells around the mine perimeter, and pit slope drains.
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description ​​the process of controlling groundwater flow within and around mining operations that occur below the watertable. In such operations, mine dewatering plans are important to provide more efficient work conditions, improve stability and safety, and enhance economic viability of operations. There are various dewatering methods, such as direct pumping of water from within a mine, installation of dewatering wells around the mine perimeter, and pit slope drains.
editorial note Approved March 2017
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note This term and definition is used in technical products in the Bioregional Assessment Programme, a collaboration between the Australian Government Department of the Environment, the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia. For more information see http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au.
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rights © Commonwealth of Australia 2017. All content in this entry is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence. The Bioregional Assessment Programme requests attribution as '© Commonwealth of Australia 2017 (Bioregional Assessment Programme http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au)'.
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