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Technology Counteracts Water Deficit in Mining and Agro

Water Management Director of Fundación Chile, Ulrike Broschek ensures that new technology and management systems of the sources, are the only way to counter water scarcity, as this is a problem which affects many industries.

It also indicates that despite that though the problem is known, have not yet taken the essential steps in finding solutions in a concrete and applicable.

So the specialist believes it is necessary to share experiences at national and international levels. This technological breakthrough and is seen in industries such as mining where to reduce water loss by evaporation and reuse wastewater, or to generate new sources of water through desalination (seawater) and transportation of the resource from south to north, where there is less water. He added that implementations are added to the agriculture sector has been doing, using techniques such as drip irrigation.

Globally one of the countries that use the technology in its ecological systems is the land of Israel, it reuses 75% of the country’s sewage and with them, recharge aquifers.

This is a clear example of what it is doing in Chile through the water footprint of companies, which indicates the volume of water needed and processes to reduce, firms have begun to recover their waters.

Another case is the project of BHP Billiton, at the site of Cerro Colorado, to prevent water loss by evaporation, which will optimize every drop of water to deal in the process.

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