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“International Journal of Mine Water”

Volume 1, Number 4, December 1982


PDFAtkinson, T. & Dow, R. (1982): Surface Mine Drainage Using Large Diameter Pumpwells. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (4): 1-26, 5 fig.; Granada.

PDFGorshkov, V. A. & Kharionovsky, A. A. (1982): Main Methods and Techniques of Mine Water Treatment in USSR. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (4): 27-33, 5 tab.; Granada.

PDFSingh, R. N. & Atkins, A. S. (1982): Design Considerations for Mine Workings Under Accumulation of Water. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (4): 35-56, 13 fig., 1 tab.; Granada.

PDFKoshkovsky, G. N. & Lebedyanskaya, Z. P. (1982): The State and Prospects of Hydrological Development of Hard Mineral Deposits in the USSR. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (4): 57-64; 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)