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Title: Treatment processes for ferruginous discharges from disused coal workings : progress report for period April - June 1992
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
This report outlines progress made during months six to nine of research on methods of treatment of coal minewater discharges. A survey on the international literature on acid mine drainage is given. Brief summaries are given of recent contacts with British Coal and of the results of the coal minewaters questionnaire. Laboratory and preliminary site work is updated on precipitation, flocculation, absorption and sedimentation of ochre from the Sheephouse Wood and Bullhouse discharges in conjunction with samples of selected local industrial waste materials obtained from Yorkshire Water and Stocksbridge Engineering Steels. Criteria, site survey plans and preliminary designs are given for a simple accelerated sedimentation pilot plant proposed for construction in the field immediately below the underbank reservoir.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: MiningRunoffEnvironmental managementWater reservoirsLiterature studyHeavy metalsDrainageIndustrial pollutantsSite of Special Scientific Interest
Geographic Keywords: Underbank ReservoirDon (South Yorkshire)Don and Rother catchmentSouth YorkshireBuckinghamshire
Extent: 32
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