Wastewater treatment systems in the mining acticity

In this course we will detail the advantages and disadvantages of the systems currently used and the trend for their improvement. We will learn to manage standards for the treatment of different types of wastewater according to the government requirements of each country.

Course plan

  1. Types of Mining Waters
  2. Regulatory aspects for the mining sector
    • Risks prevention
    • Impact reduction
  3. Technologies for water treatment.
  4. Advantages and disadvantages of the most used technologies.
  5. Decision criteria for the optimal treatment approach.
    • Type and concentration of contaminants to be removed.
    • Pollutant flows and loads.
    • Deadlines and terms required for the treatment.
    • Environment infrastructure.
  6. Sustainable mining water management:
    • Consumption reduction
    • Recycling rate increase
    • Wastewater volume limitation
    • Purification strategies
  7. Potential uses and green business opportunities

30 hours

Virtual mode

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Training methodology

  • Master talk
  • Workshops and practices
  • Discussions

Professional profile

Experience or interest in working in the energy/mining or related industry or in government and non-government organizations related to these fields.

Acquired skills

  • Identify the most efficient technologies for the treatment of mining water, both domestic and industrial, its advantages and disadvantages, the reuse of water and its potential green businesses.


  • Apply the most effective standards when evaluating new projects and demand best practices.
  • Resolve existing environmental liabilities in existing projects.
  • Promote green businesses as a product of continuous improvement


You will receive a Certificate of Completion signed by the Director of the Institute and the Instructor of the course. This certificate will recognize your organization for its effort and good sustainability practices, and also each of the participants for their professional advancement.

Be more than a expert

Professionals linked to companies in the extractive sector, agribusiness, government professionals in charge of risk and disaster management offices, professionals and technicians recently graduated from any career, as well as independent entrepreneurs.

Learn from experience

We have leading experts on the subject who are in the field of directed research and also have professional experience applied in each of their sectors. We provide shared experiences and professional opinions on managing emergencies and natural disasters.

Interactive learning

We transform the learning experience through interactive platforms like Brightspace to generate memorable encounters between educators and students, bringing learning to life in a dynamic way no matter where they are.

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