As the global population grows, the demand for good quality water required to meet the needs of society, agriculture and industry, continues to escalate. This often occurs in the face of mounting water supply pressure caused by more frequent droughts.
Managing water responsibly and ensuring that adverse impacts on local and regional water resources are avoided, is a major consideration for all of our operations.
For further information, refer to <SR>2020: Water
In-situ water remediation at Geita
AngloGold Ashanti is rolling out a novel in situ water remediation project at its Geita mine in Tanzania, working with a local Tanzanian/German joint venture partner that will use a process where naturally occurring bacteria directly remediates sulphate in groundwater.