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“International Journal of Mine Water”

Volume 5, Number 1, March 1986

PDFSharma, D. & Marais, P. (1986): A Comprehensive Mathematical Model to Predict Hydrodynamics and Mass Transport at a Complex Mine Tailings Disposal Facility. – Int. J. Mine Water, 5 (1): 1-19, 5 fig.; Granada.

PDFSingh, G. (1986): A Survey of Corrosivity of Undeeerground Mine Waters from Indian Coal Mines. – Int. J. Mine Water, 5 (1): 21-32, 3 fig., 3 tab.; Granada.

PDFHellmann, D.-H. & Tams, D. (1986): Submersible Motor Pumps for Mine Drainage Applications. – Int. J. Mine Water, 5 (1): 33-44, 16 fig., 1 tab.; Granada.

PDFFawcett, R. J., Hibberd, S. & Singh, R. N. (1986): Analytic Calculations of Hydraulic Conductivities above Longwall Coal Faces. – Int. J. Mine Water, 5 (1): 45-60, 6 fig., 1 tab.; Granada.

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Mine Water is the water that collects in both surface and underground mines. It comes from the inflow of rain or surface water and from groundwater seepage. During the active life of the mine, water is pumped out to keep the mine dry and to allow access to the ore body. Pumped water may be used in the extraction process, pumped to tailings impoundments, used for activities like dust control, or discharged as a waste. The water can be of the same quality as drinking water, or it can be very acidic and laden with high concentrations of potentially toxic elements.

(from UNEP/GRID-Arenda web site)