Cold has little impact on new water treatment plant north of Silverton

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Cold has little impact on new water treatment plant north of Silverton

Gold King Mine water warm enough to keep system flowing
A temporary plant in Silverton has been operational since October to treat discharges from the Gold King Mine, which averages 500 gallons per minute of acid mine wastewater.
Environmental Protection Agency crews have installed a 4,800-foot pipe that travels from the entrance of the Gold King Mine, down a steep slope and into the water treatment plant north of Silverton.
The temporary water treatment plant in November, before heavy snowfall in Silverton. The plant is treating water from the Gold King Mine.

Cold has little impact on new water treatment plant north of Silverton

A temporary plant in Silverton has been operational since October to treat discharges from the Gold King Mine, which averages 500 gallons per minute of acid mine wastewater.
Environmental Protection Agency crews have installed a 4,800-foot pipe that travels from the entrance of the Gold King Mine, down a steep slope and into the water treatment plant north of Silverton.
The temporary water treatment plant in November, before heavy snowfall in Silverton. The plant is treating water from the Gold King Mine.
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