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Bioremediation of mine area groundwater inorganic contamination (BioMAGIC)

F. G. Ferris

Bioremediation of mine area groundwater inorganic contamination (BioMAGIC)

by F. G. Ferris

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Published by University of Toronto in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


About the Edition

Report examines methods of treating acid mine drainage.

Edition Notes

StatementF.G. Ferris
SeriesBoojum Research South Bay reports -- SB141., Boojum Research Technical reports, Boojum Research Technical reports
ContributionsBoojum Research Limited.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Paginationii, 39 l.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22243047M

This study evaluated potential groundwater contamination with toxic metals in and around an abandoned zinc mine in Korea. Water levels in the mine waste dump indicated occurrence of a losing stream during the period of peak stream flow as a result of snowmelt runoff, which posed the . GEOS / Lecture Notes: Groundwater Chemistry Dr. T. Brikowski Fall Vers. , Printed: December 3, File Size: 1MB.

for contamination increases because water from the zone of contribution, a land area larger than the original recharge area, is drawn into the well and the surrounding aquifer. Some drinking water wells actually draw water from nearby streams, lakes, or rivers. Contaminants present in these surface waters can contribute contamination to. Inorganic Contaminants. Inorganic Contaminants (IOCs) are elements or compounds found in water supplies and may be natural in the geology or caused by activities of man through mining, industry or agriculture. It is common to have trace amounts of many Inorganic Contaminants in water supplies.

  Arsenic contamination of groundwater and surface water is widespread throughout the world. Considering its carcinogenicity and toxicity to human and animal health, remediation of arsenic-contaminated water has become a high priority. There are several physicochemical-based conventional technologies available for removing arsenic from water. However, these technologies possess a Cited by: Bioremediation is an invaluable tool box for wider application in the realm of environmental protection. Bioremediation approach is currently applied to contain contaminants in soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediments including air. These technologies have become attractive alternatives to conventional cleanup technologies due to relatively.


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1 An Introduction to Bioremediation 9 Bioremediation in reactors involves the processing of contam inated solid material (soil, sediment, sludge) or water through an engineered containment system. In book: Microbes and Enzymes in Soil Health and Bioremediation, pp an abandoned mine area (São Domingos, Portugal) using chemical and ecotoxicological tools.

contamination in. The extent and degree of heavy metals contamination and the fate of toxic metals derived from mining activities in Korea were investigated at the eight abandoned metal mines including 4 base-metal mines and 4 Au-Ag mines (Chon et al., ).Mean concentrations and ranges of trace elements in tailings and soil from base-metal mines and Au-Ag mines are shown in Tables andby: 1.

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The nutrient amendment consists of nitrogen, phosphorus, and other inorganic salts, as required, at concentrations ranging from. Groundwater Contamination by Organic Pollutants surveys important technologies used in the remediation of contaminated aquifers and provides a detailed analysis of each approach.

Groundwater contamination by organic pollutants has become an important topic since the early s as a result of the detection of large-scale contamination events.

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