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a case study of mining wastes and their impact on groundwater in zimbabwe

Dying rivers of Goa:Impact of miningon water resources Goa is the smallest state of India with a population of 1,347,668 as per census 2001 and an area of 3,702 sq. km. Distance between North to South is 105 km while East to West it is hardly 50 kms.

(PDF) Using an expert based model to develop a groundwater

UsingZimbabweas a case study, this study presents a simple expert-basedGIS model thatincorporates seven natural and anthropogenic factorsfor modellinggroundwatervulnerability at a national...

Environmental and socioeconomic assessment of impacts by

The results of thestudycan be used by various stakeholders, mainly theminingcompany and local municipalities, in order to integrate them intheirpost-miningmeasures, thereby making them aware of the potential long-termimpact of miningon the environment and on human health as well as on the l …

Contamination of Groundwater USGS

Mar 02, 2019· Enters the environment from industrialwaste,mining, pesticides, coal, electrical equipment (batteries, lamps, switches), smelting, and fossil-fuel combustion. Causes acute and chronic toxicity. Targets the kidneys and can cause nervous system disorders. Nickel: Occurs naturally in soils,groundwater, and surface water.

GIS based environmental database for assessing the mine

Sep 01, 2014·Theobtained results show that in addition tothesoil,the surface water and groundwateroftheKettaramineare also contaminated by pollutants which were previously released frommine wastesby AMD action.Thesulphate content andtheElectrical Conductivity (EC) ofthe surface waterandgroundwaterare high.

(PDF) Using an expert based model to develop agroundwater

UsingZimbabweasa case study, thisstudypresents a simple expert-based GIS model that incorporates seven natural and anthropogenic factors for modellinggroundwatervulnerability at a national ...

Pit Latrinesand Their Impacts on GroundwaterQuality A

May 01, 2013· Assessment of theimpactsof pit latrineson groundwaterquality in rural areas:a case studyfrom Marondera district,Zimbabwe. Phys Chem Earth 31(15–16):779-788. Crossref, Google Scholar; Endale YT, Yirsaw BD, Asfaw SL. 2012. Pathogen reduction efficiency of on-site treatment processes in eco-sanitation system.WasteManage Res 30(7):750-754.

Contamination ofGroundwater USGS

Mar 02, 2019· Enters the environment from industrialwaste,mining, pesticides, coal, electrical equipment (batteries, lamps, switches), smelting, and fossil-fuel combustion. Causes acute and chronic toxicity. Targets the kidneys and can cause nervous system disorders. Nickel: Occurs naturally in soils,groundwater, and surface water.

Environmental and socioeconomic assessment ofimpactsby

The results of thestudycan be used by various stakeholders, mainly theminingcompany and local municipalities, in order to integrate them intheirpost-miningmeasures, thereby making them aware of the potential long-termimpact of miningon the environment and on human health as well as on the l …

Wastewater Treatment for the Mining Industry Fluence

Oct 07, 2020· Water is critical for all typesof mining. In some locations, significant rainfall can lead to acid runoff from mine drainage, tailings piles, and surface mines, polluting streams and rivers. In drier locations, theminingand processing of ores can deliver a one-two punch to local water supplies, both using upgroundwater…

Impactof MineWaste Leachates on Aquatic Environment A

Feb 11, 2017· The economic development of a country is mainly dependent on important industrial activities such asmining. Becauseof miningoperations, huge quantities of solidwastesespecially, overburden and rejects, are generated. As these are not valuable to the owners of the mine, they may be inappropriately disposed of into the environment, posing severe threat to the environment, particularly ...

GIS based environmental database for assessing themine

Sep 01, 2014· Morocco with importantminingactivities is increasingly concerned aboutimpacts of miningon the environment. In Morocco, there are approximately 200 abandoned mine sites which vary from small scale underground mines to large scale open-pit mines. Some of these mines, with reactive tailings andwasterocks, are problematic.

EIA analysis of coal mining project

Jan 06, 2010· The EIA report has done an analysis of theimpacton localgroundwaterresources by doing agroundwaterbalance; stating that the stage ofgroundwaterdevelopment is just 30 per cent (pages 45-46). According to the EIA report, the totalgroundwaterrecharge in thestudyarea is 0.966 MCM, while the currentgroundwaterutilisation is 0.29 MCM.

Recentcase studiesof sandmining, utilization and

The paper discusses the imperatives of sandminingand the environmentalimpactsusing selectedcasehistories in the Niger Delta and elsewhere. The continuation of sandminingin spite of the associated adverse environmental effects, have been linked to the creation of new usable land from marginal lands of the region and sustained supply of ...

ISO 14001 inminingcompanies Advantages of implementation

Apr 17, 2018·Miningcompaniesimpact theirsurroundings with varying degrees of severity, whether adverse or beneficial. Environmentalimpactsmust be controlled, and significant environmentalimpactsare avoided or mitigated in direct relation to a …

Waste Management Challenges in Zimbabwe WasteRemovals

Apr 11, 2017· The poor performance of urban councils on solidwastemanagement has a greatimpacton the quality of scarce surface andgroundwaterresources, human health and the environmentin Zimbabwe. A researchstudywas carried out between October 2012 and June 2013 for 32 urban councils ofZimbabwe.

Pit Latrinesand Their Impacts on GroundwaterQuality A

May 01, 2013· Assessment of theimpactsof pit latrineson groundwaterquality in rural areas:a case studyfrom Marondera district,Zimbabwe. Phys Chem Earth 31(15–16):779-788. Crossref, Google Scholar; Endale YT, Yirsaw BD, Asfaw SL. 2012. Pathogen reduction efficiency of on-site treatment processes in eco-sanitation system.WasteManage Res 30(7):750-754.

Impactof MineWaste Leachates on Aquatic Environment A

Feb 11, 2017· The economic development of a country is mainly dependent on important industrial activities such asmining. Becauseof miningoperations, huge quantities of solidwastesespecially, overburden and rejects, are generated. As these are not valuable to the owners of the mine, they may be inappropriately disposed of into the environment, posing severe threat to the environment, particularly ...

Impactsof riverinesand mining on freshwater ecosystems

The study highlighted the potential for groundwater impacts that could affect domestic water use. The agitation and subsequent embedding of substrates were also linked to the spread of pollutants throughout river systems, with Nasrabadi et al. ( 2016 ) attributing homogeneous heavy metal concentrations in the Haraz basin in Iran to intensive sand mining activities.

Process effluents and mine tailings sources, effects and

Dec 19, 2016· Mostminingactivities induce animpactontheirenvironment (e.g., water,groundwater) due to the presence of metal element (ME)-rich tailing deposits . The effects of contamination from abandoned minewasteoccur at all levels of biological organization, and there are potential indicators at each level [ 22 , 23 ].

ISO 14001 inminingcompanies Advantages of implementation

Apr 17, 2018·Miningcompaniesimpact theirsurroundings with varying degrees of severity, whether adverse or beneficial. Environmentalimpactsmust be controlled, and significant environmentalimpactsare avoided or mitigated in direct relation to a …

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