The preliminary survey of the quarry involved visiting the quarry area observing the characteristics of the area at wazo hill quarry and selecting the area suitable for conducting the experiment, rehabilitation, Diversity assessment and soil Sampling.
The area suitable for conducting the experiment was selected that has the following characteristics
1. Mining activities from the area has been finished and the area is of no futher use for mining.
2. The soil is not suitable for plants growth due to lack of nutrients and infections from heavy metals
3. The area is nearby a suitable water source that can be relied on for conducting the project
4. The rehabilitation activities fails in the area due to soil toxicity
These characteristics makes the soil suitable for conducting the mycorestoration project