MANAGEMENT

Miners face stricter water protection standards

New nutrient criteria will alter how mines manage water discharge, writes Jon Dinges

Jon Dinges
In 2015, a phosphate mine partnered with the Suwannee River Water Management District and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to launch the Eagle Lake/Upper Suwannee River Springs Enhancement project

In 2015, a phosphate mine partnered with the Suwannee River Water Management District and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to launch the Eagle Lake/Upper Suwannee River Springs Enhancement project

Recent water shortages from California to Cape Town have highlighted how quickly water is becoming the most valuable resource on our planet, and the mining community is learning to adapt. Facing new water...

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