Wastewater Treatment/Process Engineering
Clearing the Water at Britannia Mine
By Gerry O’Hara and Barry Azevedo
Mining Environmental Management
Apr 15, 2008
Britannia Mine, a now-closed copper mine on Canada's Pacific Coast, has been pouring metals-laden mine water into the Pacific Ocean for decades. Recent steps to purify the mine water show trends in brownfield management that can be applied elsewhere. Please see attached PDF.