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“International Journal of Mine Water”

Volume 1, Number 3, September 1982


PDFKeet, B. (1982): Statistical Hydrogeochemistry as a Tool to Facilitate the Control of Mine Water. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (3): 1-11, 4 fig., 3 tab.; Granada.

PDFReddish, D. J. & Smith, S. F. (1982): Underground Measurement of Fracture Permeabilty of Coal within a Shaft Pillar. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (3): 13-22, 9 fig., 1 tab.; Granada.

PDFZhong, W. H. (1982): A new Method of Mine Drainage Prediction using Unit Static Resource Method. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (3): 23-31, 1 fig., 3 tab.; Granada.

PDFAston, T. R. C. & Singh, R. N. (1982): A new approach for determining permeability characteristics of rock using slug testing techniques. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (3): 33-42, 2 fig., 4 tab.; Granada.

PDFFromm, V. V. & Kalashnikov, G. V. (1982): Effect of mine water on Rock Deformation in Coal Mines. - Int. J. Mine Water, 1 (3): 43-49, 2 tab.; Granada.

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News Flash

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)