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Managed Aquifer Recharge Plan for Fortescue River

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Managed Aquifer Recharge Plan for Fortescue River

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Amazon
5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: Fortescue Metals Group
Countries: United States of America
Regions: Mississippi River
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Project Tags:
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Sustainable Withdrawals
Groundwater
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2017  »  Ongoing
Project Source: CDP
Profile Completion: 50%

Project Overview

Fortescue’s Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) scheme allows for an efficient and resilient groundwater supply without significantly impacting the quantity of water present in natural aquifers. The cost of developing groundwater reinjection technology and infrastructure has been significant for Fortescue. However, this infrastructure is vital for operations and is likely to be cost positive due to it enabling a reliable water supply system for operations, without detrimentally...

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Fortescue’s Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) scheme allows for an efficient and resilient groundwater supply without significantly impacting the quantity of water present in natural aquifers. The cost of developing groundwater reinjection technology and infrastructure has been significant for Fortescue. However, this infrastructure is vital for operations and is likely to be cost positive due to it enabling a reliable water supply system for operations, without detrimentally damaging or depleting natural aquifers.

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