Use of Natural and Applied Tracers to Guide Targeted Remediation Efforts in an Acid Mine Drainage System, Colorado Rockies, USA
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- Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
stream tracers | Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes | mine hydrology | fluorescent dye tracers | TD201-500 | water isotopes | TC1-978 | Hydraulic engineering | groundwater | acid mine drainage
Stream water quality in areas of the western United States continues to be degraded by acid mine drainage (AMD), a legacy of hard-rock mining. The Rico-Argentine Mine in southwestern Colorado consists of complex multiple-level mine workings connected to a drainage tunne...