First Quantum Minerals Ltd. - Permit to take water

Instrument type: Permit to take water

ERO number
019-5805
Ministry reference number
6820-CGJQFV
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Ontario Water Resources Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Notice stage
Proposal
Proposal posted
Comment period
July 29, 2022 - August 28, 2022 (30 days) Closed
Last updated

This consultation was open from:

July 29, 2022
to August 28, 2022

Proposal summary

This proposal is for a new Permit to Take Water for First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Water will be take from a mine for dewatering purposes, located in Pays Plat Lake Area, Ontario.

Location details

Site address

Whitesand-Winston Road
Unorganized Area, District of Thunder Bay , ON
Canada

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Proponent(s)

First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
206 Newman Street
Schreiber, ON
P0T 2S0
Canada

Proposal details

This proposal is for a new Permit to Take Water for First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Water will be take from a mine for dewatering purposes, located in Pays Plat Lake Area, Ontario. Details of the water taking are as follows:

Source name: Winston Shaft

  • purpose of taking: dewatering
  • maximum rate per minute (litres per minute): 7,000
  • maximum number of hours of taking per day: 24
  • maximum volume of taking per day: 5,430,300 litres
  • maximum number of days of taking in a year: 365
  • length of taking: From January 1 to December 31 for 10 years

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Client Services and Permissions Branch
Address

135 St Clair Ave West
1st Floor
Toronto, ON
M4V 1P5
Canada

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The comment period was from July 29, 2022
to August 28, 2022

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