Terronera Project

Project Highlights:

  • Water Management
  • Hydrogeologic Characterization
  • Hydrology
  • Water Balance
  • Ground Water Modeling
  • Technical Review
  • Technical Support

Hydrogeologic Characterization

Tierra Group provided hydrogeological support for data characterization and developed a conceptual and groundwater model to evaluate mine water inflows and the associated groundwater drawdown due to mine dewatering activities.

Water Management Technical Review

Tierra Group provided a water management technical review to support the feasibility study. The project included a site visit to evaluate field conditions and the existing/ongoing hydrogeologic investigations.

In addition, Tierra Group provided technical assistance during fieldwork execution.

Site-Wide Water Balance

Tierra Group provided a GoldSim site-wide water balance, which included integrating water balances from other consultants.

Hydrogeological Technical Support

Tierra Group performed a water monitoring program audit, hydrogeology fieldwork, and updated the groundwater model and GoldSim water balance.

Water Management Technical Support

Tierra Group provided water management technical support and developed plans for contact water treatment and site-wide water management. Tierra Group updated the GoldSim water balance and provided conceptual alternatives to manage surface water.

Project Highlights:

  • Water Management
  • Hydrogeologic Characterization
  • Hydrology
  • Water Balance
  • Ground Water Modeling
  • Technical Review
  • Technical Support

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