IMWA - International Mine Water Association

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1   Link   American Coal Council
2   Link   American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers
3   Link   American Iron Ore Association
4   Link   American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR)
5   Link   British Columbia & Yukon Chamber of Mines
6   Link   British Geological Survey
7   Link   Bureau of Land Management (California)
8   Link   Camborne School of Mines
9   Link   Center for Energy and Economic Development
10   Link   Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia
11   Link   Chamber of Mines of South Africa
12   Link   Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey
13   Link   Coal Association of Canada
14   Link   Colorado School of Mines
15   Link   Copper Development Association
16   Link   CSIRO Division of Exploration and Mining, Brisbane
17   Link   CSIRO Division of Exploration and Mining, Nedlands Laboratory
18   Link   Digital Reflections
19   Link   Eastern Coal Council
20   Link   Women in Mining
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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)