McLaughlin Evaporation Pond Design

Project Highlights:

  • Hydraulic
  • Water Management
  • Hydrology
  • Trade-off Studies
  • Pumping/piping evaluation, seepage collection design

Tierra Group designed evaporation ponds to decrease the net positive site water balance and reduce water treatment plant needs. Pond design included evaluating existing pumps and pipelines for use in the evaporation system and designing supplemental systems to support pumping and piping as needed. The project also included site grading to convey upland water away from the ponds and seepage collection from discrete locations on the waste rock disposal facility.

Project Highlights:

  • Hydraulic
  • Water Management
  • Hydrology
  • Trade-off Studies
  • Pumping/piping evaluation, seepage collection design

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