n IMIESA - Acid mine drainage : not all doom and gloom : water and wastewater
|Article Title||Acid mine drainage : not all doom and gloom : water and wastewater|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Nov 2011|
|Pages||60 - 61|
According to Dr Chris Herold, a member of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering's (SAICE) water engineering division, there is light at the end of the tunnel. He explains that, while AMW involves serious consequences that cannot be ignored, it is nothing new. The total decant (spillage), which will be driven by rainwater recharge, will be lower than the peak dewatering of the deepening Witwatersrand gold mines that was experienced in the 1950s.
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