Brief Technology Description
Recovery of drinking water and valuable minerals from acid mine drainage using MASROE process
Next Steps Required
Development of a pilot plant
Dr. Vhahangwele Masindi
CSIR is a research institution that focuses on the development of research processes for the benefits of the citizens
Detailed Technology Description
Treatment of industrial and mine wastewaters
This technology can produce water that meets the SANS 241 drinking water quality standard. Gypsum, brucite and limestone can also be recovered from this process.
Testing and Demonstration Results
This study was successfully proven in the laboratory, pending piloting and field trials.
Papers and Publications
5 papers have been published in peer-reviewed international journals
This technology is patented in the US and other countries by the CSIR.