IMWA - International Mine Water Association

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3   Link   Download Acrobat Reader
4   Link   Springer Token
5   Link   IMWA flyer english
6   Link   IMWA flyer chinese
7   Link   Tracer 2012 Flyer
8   Link   wismut_verfahrenschemie
9   Link   flyer_mikkeli
10   Link   Springer Association Code
11   Link   Curran Associates Inc
12   Link   IMWA 2013 Proceedings Volume I
13   Link   IMWA 2013 Proceedings Volume II
14   Link   imwa2014_1stannouncement
15   Link   IMWA 2016 Proceedings

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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)