settling pond

settling pond

[′set·liŋ ‚pänd]
(mining engineering)
A natural or artificial pond for recovering the solids from an effluent.
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Their initial solution was just to build another settling pond but the $100,000 price tag made exploring other options more appealing.
Not only can I see the sediment on the inside of the setting pond, I can see if that settling pond has leached its contents into the ground," Tisseur said.
V:SCZ) further to the Company's press release of January 5th, 2015 in which Santacruz advised that a pipeline connecting the Rosario Mine tailings impoundment to a secondary settling pond ruptured causing water and tailings material to be discharged outside of the tailings treatment system, the Company provides the following update.
Study the distribution of metals Cr, Fe, Mn and Co performed on settling ponds (settling pond)-dimensional cube with a relatively flat contour in order to facilitate the flow of water in and out.
The latter would include frogs, ducks and snakes that frequent a shallow pond collecting site stormwater and backing up the final portion of a three-part settling pond structure near the main property entrance.
A settling pond is a reservoir where all storm water and wastewater is directed into and stored until the solids settle to the bottom.
Test work performed included raw coal testing for washing, drying, handling, and settling pond design as well as combustion testing on the clean coal product.
A 20-foot Derrick Modular Separation System, placed about 25 feet from the work pit, processed slurry which discharged into a settling pond adjacent to the machine.
One hundred years ago, it served as a source of water for irrigation and livestock, but it has long been a settling pond in the middle of the campus storm water drainage system, preventing silt running off the roads in the campus from destroying a swamp on the other side of the football field.
He was once escorted off a paper mill property when he was found taking samples at a settling pond.
The lakes tend to act as kind of a settling pond," said Gray, the ODFW biologist in Charleston.
According to the engineers, MFC has so far produced between 10 and 50 milliwatts of power per square meter of electrode surface -- or about five percent of the electricity needed to run one mini-Christmas tree light -- while removing up to 78 percent of organic matter in wastewater skimmed from the settling pond of a treatment plant.