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Improvementofpassivetreatmentof mineinfluencedwaterusinggenomics
 

Summary: Teck
Improvementofpassivetreatmentof
mineinfluencedwaterusinggenomics
SusanBaldwin,
MarcusTaupp,
ParissaMirjafari,
MaryamKhooshnoodi,
StevenHallam
ChemicalandBiologicalEngineering,
DepartmentofMicrobiologyandImmunology,
UniversityofBriFshColumbia
Teck
ObjecFves:
Passivetreatmentisonewayofcleaningupmineinfluencedwatersothatit
canbereusedordischargedsafelyintotheenvironment.Thewordpassive
meansthattreatmentofthewaterisaccomplishedwithnaturalgeochemical
andbiologicalprocesses.ThisisdonebyconstrucFngasystemofsubsurface
andsurfaceflowpondswheretheminewaterpercolatesthroughorganicrich
materialcontainingmicrobesthathelptoremovemetalsandotherchemicals
suchassulphate.Somemetalsandchemicalsareremovedwhenthewater

  

Source: Aukema, Brian - ukema, Brian - Canadian Forest Service & Ecosystem Science and Management Program, University of Northern British Columbia

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology