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Passive Treatment

A variety of passive treatment systems have been developed over the past 30 years for treating acid mine drainage. Learn about various techniques, where and when certain types can be used, design considerations, costs, and treatment effectiveness.

A passive wetland works to treat acid mine drainage.

Passive Treatment Systems for Treating Acid Mine Drainage

A passive acid mine drainage treatment pond.

Review of Passive Systems for Acid Mine Drainage Treatment