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How Mining Activities Damage Sydney Water Supply


With rapidly declining dam levels and bushfires raging through the state of New South Wales (NSW), the issue of water scarcity has never been more topical. Now, an independent report has warned of the damage posed to Sydney’s drinking water by local mining operations, causing the government to put upcoming coal projects on hold. Here, we look at exactly what the impact of mining projects on water supplies is, and what’s next for Sydney’s mining industry.