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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Water filtration sees technological leaps

Salt, metals, hydrocarbons and viruses can be removed by membrane systems, which are designed to meet today's permitting requirements

 

Last updated 9/24/2006 at Noon



As the mine permitting process gets ever more rigorous, advances in technology are helping companies comply with environmental requirements. Clean water is usually at the top of the list when it comes to mining concerns, and membrane treatment systems are the wave of the future, according to G. Paul Schuitt of Anchorage-based GPS Environmental, which represents several water and wastewater equi...



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