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“International Journal of Mine Water”

Volume 4, Number 4, December 1985


PDFReichel, F., Luckner, L. & Kaden, S. (1985): Estimation of the required Amount of Hydrological Exploration in Lignite Mining Areas on the Basis of Hypothetical Models. – Int. J. Mine Water, 4 (4): 1-20, 7 fig., 7 tab.; Madrid.

PDFHancock, S. (1985): Ventilation Shaft Water Inflow Control - Rossarden Tin Mine, Tasmania, Australia. – Int. J. Mine Water, 4 (4): 21-35, 4 fig., 1 tab.; Madrid.

PDFCain, P., Brown, J. D. & Amirault, J. A. (1985): Stability Enhancement of coal Measures Strata with Water-Based Chemical Agents. – Int. J. Mine Water, 4 (4): 37-53, 1 fig., 1 tab.; Madrid.

PDFHancock, S. (1985): Discussion on Aquifer Restoration at Uranium in situ leach Sites by F. S. Anastasi and R. E.  Williams. – Int. J. Mine Water, 4 (4): 55-56; Madrid.

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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)