De-watering and Storage

Polypipe provides innovative plastic piping solutions for De-watering and Storage including the removal of waste water from mine's and processing into tailings ponds as well as control of storm water.


Polypipe’s solutions for the control and management of water include:


  • Chemical and corrosion resistant pressure systems
  • Robust, leak-tight, large diameter pipes
  • Surface and sub-surface drainage systems
  • Cellular crate systems to capture and store water


Managed properly by introducing effective drainage, storage, treatment and transportation water can be repurposed and used as a valuable resource of mining operations.

  • Water – a precious resource

    Water – a precious resource

    Water is a precious resource that needs to be protected and managed to enable the smooth running of any mining operation. In mines, where mineral extraction processes rely heavily on water,

  • Water Use in Mining

    Water Use in Mining

    Current global demand for water is at the level of 4,500 billion m³ a year and is expected to rise to 6,900 billion m³ by 2030.  


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