If you are involved with or responsible for surface water management at a mine, this volume is for you. I refer to a magnificent new e-publication called Manual 3 Urban Stormwater Retrofit Practices. The nearly 300 page volume and appendices are available for free download at the website of the Center for Watershed Protection. All you have to do to get a free e-copy is register and tell them you are downloading a copy—seems a fair bargain to me.

While the volume focuses on urban conditions, there is so much information that I am certain you will find material relevant to and applicable at a mine site. If nothing else you will be rewarded by reading what they say about wetlands and runoff detention ponds.

While at this site, also take a look at the many other publications they have available of all aspects of watershed management. You will be well rewarded for your time.