Acid Mine Drainage Treatment
For a brief explanation of AMD chemistry, click here.
For more information on passive treatment click here.
Check out the US Office of Surface Mining's "AMD Treat," a free program for running your own cost estimates on mine drainage treatment.
The Department of Energy has an excellent reference on passive treatment (download .pdf file)
Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Images
Rausch Creek Active Treatment Facility
Passive or Semi-passive Treatment
Schematic cross-sectional diagrams of four different pond treatment components
Schematic cross-sections of anoxic and oxic limestone drains
Limestone sand addition
Limestone Diversion Wells
Howe Bridge Passive Treatment Facility
Shamokin Creek Watershed Treatment Facilities in order of construction
Scarlift Site 42
Scarlift Site 48
Scarlift Site 23
Scarlift Site 15
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