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“International Journal of Mine Water”

Volume 3, Number 4, December 1984

PDFSingh, R. N. & Atkins, A. S. (1984): Application of Analytical Solution to Simulate some Mine Inflow Problems in Underground Coal Mining. – Int. J. Mine Water, 3 (4): 1-27, 8 fig., 15 tab., 1 app.; Madrid.

PDFAnastasi, F. S. & Williams, R. E. (1984): Aquifer Restoration at Uranium in situ Leach Sites. – Int. J. Mine Water, 3 (4): 29-37, 3 fig., 2 Tab.; Madrid.

PDFRiley, J. A., Erikson, D. L., Ralston, D. R. & Williams, R. E. (1984): The Hydrogeology of an Underground Lead-Zinc Mine - Water Flow and Quality Characterisitcs. – Int. J. Mine Water, 3 (4): 39-53, 9 fig.; Madrid.

PDFKipko, E. Y., Polozov, J. A. & Lagunov, V. A. (1984): Experience in Sealing Water Bearing Strata During Deep Shaft Sinking. – Int. J. Mine Water, 3 (4): 55-62, 3 fig., 2 tab.; 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)