A gold mine in my toilet

A gold mine?

A gold mine? (click for source)

Mines use billions of litres of water each year but with one billion people without clean drinking water and 2.5 billion lacking access to basic sanitation worldwide, doesn’t it seem preposterous to pour clean water down a mine?

Sending undrinkable domestic waste water and sea water to mine sites is a promising solution.

Read more about the use of recycled water in mining in From My Toilet To The Gold Mine, my latest piece published on the RiAus blog on 29 April 2014.

The resourceswriter.com blog provides a regular dose of copywriting insight for resource companies on the web or the latest industry news, research and events. If you would like to be notified of each post, follow Kylie Williams – Freelance science writer on WordPress.com or [twitter-follow screen_name=’resourceswriter’]