How Efficient is Your Mine?


June 1, 2022


A more efficient mine starts with a holistic view of how your mining operations use water from sourcing to dewatering to water treatment and reuse to everything in between. Whether water at your site is scarce or plentiful, Xylem sees every step from intake to reuse as part of a process, instead of a standalone function, to help you increase productivity, reduce costs and turn mine water management from an expense to a strategic advantage.

With mining industry solutions that serve open pit, underground, and material processing operations, we’re committed to integrating water transport, treatment and testing technologies in ways that make your job easier and your mine more efficient.


Ensure mining water supply and quality.
Every mine faces unique source water and process water challenges, typically related to intake, quality, restricted access or effluent management. Xylem tailors water and mining solutions to your location, with pumps and systems for transport and pressure boosting, reliable dewatering, mine water treatment and quality monitoring.

  • Manage water cost-effectively. 
    From high-pressure and high-flow systems for dust suppression, truck wash and general purpose use, to fire protection pumps, to pipeline inspection, Xylem can customize a mine water management solution that’s more efficient and cost-effective than you might imagine. 

  • Get vital support for integrated water and mining systems. 
    Xylem does more than offer a few key pieces of equipment, leaving the rest up to you. Our experts work with you, hand-in-hand, to integrate mine water management solutions into your operation in new ways, to simplify your job and increase mine efficiency.

  • Address compliance for today and tomorrow. 
    Mines are under more pressure than ever to reduce their impact on the planet—and regulations continue to change. Companies that take a strategic view of water in mining applications have a better chance of turning these systemic challenges into competitive opportunities. This is where Xylem stands out. We help you rethink mine water use, track water quality and flow in real time, and use convenient packaged systems to manage mine water treatment and water reuse as efficiently as possible. Our goal is to help you meet regulatory and social responsibilities while maintaining profitability.


How Efficient is Your Mine?
The water-related challenges facing the mining industry remain complex while the drive for productivity continues at speed. The good news is that a holistic approach to water management combined with intelligent technologies delivers major gains for mine operators – streamlining processes and making water management more efficient, sustainable and safe.

Complete this short survey about your biggest mining challenges and get instant access to real-world examples of how Xylem has helped other mine operators boost efficiency and productivity.


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