Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 2, appendix E-5


Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Santoy 7 Mine
Operator Name Claude Resources Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address 219 Robin Crescent, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7L 6M8
Effluent Discharge Point Santoy 7 Settling Pond
Santoy 7 Mine - Santoy 7 Settling Pond
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Santoy 8 Mine
Operator Name Claude Resources Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address 219 Robin Crescent, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7L 6M8
Effluent Discharge Point S8SP Final Discharge Point
Santoy 8 Mine - S8SP Final Discharge Point
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0009 0.0010 0.0016 ND ND ND 0.0006 0.0006 ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0053 0.0053 0.0122 ND ND ND 0.0028 0.0022 ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0060 0.0063 0.0035 ND ND ND 0.0020 0.0024 ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0004 0.0005 0.0008 ND ND ND 0.0001 0.0001 ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0043 0.0040 0.0028 ND ND ND 0.0029 0.0030 ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0066 0.0073 0.0640 ND ND ND 0.0034 0.0031 ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.60 1.75 11.50 ND ND ND 0.50 1.20 ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0067 0.0081 0.0130 ND ND ND 0.0062 0.0124 ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 6.9 6.9 6.8 ND ND ND 7.1 7.1 ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 7.4 7.4 6.9 ND ND ND 7.2 7.6 ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 16,150 12,348 2,340 ND ND ND 8,890 26,700 ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 ND ND ND 1 1 ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 ND ND ND 1 1 ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name ScoZinc Limited - Scotia Mine
Operator Name Selwyn Resources Ltd.
Product(s) Zinc-Lead
Address 15601 Highway 224, Cooks Brook, Nova Scotia B0N 2H0
Effluent Discharge Point Polishing Pond Outlet
ScoZinc Limited - Scotia Mine - Polishing Pond Outlet
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0006 0.0003 0.0009 0.0016 0.0015 0.0015 0.0026 0.0024 0.0022 0.0021 0.0019 0.0003
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0037 0.0006 0.0013 0.0031 0.0098 0.0076 0.0049 0.0048 0.0053 0.0051 0.0035 0.0013
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0005 0.0011 0.0018 0.0005 0.0017 0.0005
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0012 0.0002 0.0020 0.0015 0.0015 0.0011 0.0005 0.0005 0.0042 0.0011 0.0023 0.0009
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0012 0.0003 0.0008 0.0007 0.0006 0.0008 0.0008 0.0005 0.0013 0.0009 0.0007 0.0005
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0680 0.0173 0.0380 0.0530 0.0270 0.0213 0.0143 0.0109 0.0133 0.0203 0.0249 0.0391
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.92 2.15 1.80 2.87 2.10 2.12 1.10 1.75 2.56 2.35 3.63 3.46
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.1 6.4 7.1 7.7 7.5 7.3 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.3 7.2 6.3
pH high  ≤9.5 7.1 6.4 7.1 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.6 7.4 7.3 7.3
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 313,787 371,628 558,180 164,378 59,749 263,965 228,017 59,842 83,085 307,280 674,076 1,496,253
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Seabee Gold Mine
Operator Name Claude Resources Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O.Box 1230, La Ronge, Saskatchewan S0J 1L0
Effluent Discharge Point Final Discharge Point 1.2
Seabee Gold Mine - Final Discharge Point 1.2
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0002 0.0001 0.0001 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0130 0.0090 0.0092 0.0087 0.0160 0.0130 0.0140 0.0120 0.0150 0.0120 0.0091 0.0100
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0005 0.0020 0.0010 0.0020 0.0005 0.0005 0.0010 0.0005 0.0030 0.0035 0.0060 0.0070
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0009 0.0009 0.0007 0.0004 0.0005 0.0003 0.0002 0.0003 0.0005 0.0003 0.0003 0.0004
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0260 0.0270 0.0250 0.0250 0.0260 0.0240 0.0300 0.0310 0.0330 0.0390 0.0290 0.0290
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0120 0.0082 0.0068 0.0070 0.0090 0.0052 0.0090 0.0080 0.0083 0.0155 0.0160 0.0140
TSS (mg/L) 15  12.40 10.00 9.50 10.80 7.25 5.00 5.60 9.50 7.25 5.00 8.50 7.60
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0100 0.0025 0.0060 0.0080 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0100 0.0048 0.0025 0.0090
pH low  ≥6.0 7.5 7.4 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.5
pH high  ≤9.5 7.8 7.8 7.9 8.1 8.0 8.0 7.9 7.9 8.0 7.9 8.0 7.8
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 66,784 64,327 63,323 64,877 68,158 67,252 73,423 68,482 69,527 68,918 64,217 61,288
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Seabee Gold Mine
Operator Name Claude Resources Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O.Box 1230, La Ronge, Saskatchewan S0J 1L0
Effluent Discharge Point Final Discharge Point 1.3
Seabee Gold Mine - Final Discharge Point 1.3
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance

Mine/Mill Name Seabee Gold Mine
Operator Name Claude Resources Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O.Box 1230, La Ronge, Saskatchewan S0J 1L0
Effluent Discharge Point Final Discharge Point 1.5
Seabee Gold Mine - Final Discharge Point 1.5
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0013 0.0009 0.0009 0.0008 ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0255 0.0170 0.0213 0.0165 ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0038 0.0036 0.0078 0.0075 ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0002 0.0002 0.0003 0.0003 ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0140 0.0122 0.0143 0.0155 ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0061 0.0029 0.0023 0.0023 ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND 6.38 0.80 2.50 1.50 ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0025 0.0079 0.0031 0.0063 ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND 6.6 6.8 6.9 7.2 ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND 6.9 7.6 7.7 7.2 ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND 20,924 32,752 33,768 6,864 ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Shakespeare Nickel Mine
Operator Name URSA Major Minerals Inc. / Wellgreen Platinum Ltd.
Product(s) Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Gold-Platinum-Palladium
Address Lots 1 and 2, Concession 5, Shakespeare Township, Ontario
Effluent Discharge Point MISA Weir
Shakespeare Nickel Mine - MISA Weir
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As a result of a corporate merger in 2012, the ownership of the facility was transferred from URSA Major Minerals Inc. to Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. No toxicity test results were provided for the month of May.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0005 0.0005 ND ND ND ND 0.0005 ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND 0.0022 0.0065 ND ND ND ND 0.0039 ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND NMR NMR ND ND ND ND NMR ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND 0.0005 0.0006 ND ND ND ND 0.0006 ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND 0.0294 0.0375 ND ND ND ND 0.2634 ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0138 0.0044 ND ND ND ND 0.0068 ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND 2.50 1.14 ND ND ND ND 1.43 ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND 0.0025 0.0040 ND ND ND ND 0.0025 ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND 7.6 8.2 ND ND ND ND 7.7 ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND 7.6 8.4 ND ND ND ND 8.4 ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND 34,422 40,635 ND ND ND ND 33,195 ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND 1 - ND ND ND ND 1 ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND 1 - ND ND ND ND 1 ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Sigma (Mine)
Operator Name Century Mining Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 300 3rd Avenue, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4N9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent EFF1
Sigma (Mine) - Final Effluent EFF1
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No test results for Daphnia Magna monitoring were provided for April and July. No test results for acute lethality were provided for June. No toxicity test results were provided for the month of November.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0005 0.0003 0.0007 0.0007 0.0004 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND 0.0023 0.0024 0.0013 0.0078 0.0014 0.0013 0.0022 0.0071 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND 0.0130 0.0107 0.0100 0.0150 0.0345 0.0291 0.0358 0.0217 ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND 0.0002 0.0005 0.0230 0.0003 0.0006 0.0007 0.0002 0.0009 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND 0.0014 0.0034 0.0048 0.0052 0.0047 0.0030 0.0036 0.0041 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0025 0.0028 0.0025 0.0196 0.0020 0.0030 0.0206 0.0017 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND 0.50 2.83 4.50 4.63 0.88 2.80 1.88 0.67 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0014 0.0012 0.0013 0.0010 ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND 7.4 7.8 7.7 7.4 7.5 7.4 7.5 7.7 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND 7.4 7.9 8.0 7.7 7.8 7.7 7.9 7.8 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND 29,952 261,055 211,247, 121,694 277,717 241,453 177,635 173,139 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND 1 - - 1 1 1 1 - ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND - 1 1 - 1 1 1 - ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Snow Lake Mill
Operator Name Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. - Hudbay Minerals Inc.
Product(s) Copper-Zinc-Selenium-Tellurium-Silver
Address P.O. Box 1500, Flin Flon, Manitoba R8A 1N9
Effluent Discharge Point Anderson Lake Discharge
Snow Lake Mill - Anderson Lake Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No toxicity test results were provided for October. As of 2012, the company name changed from Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. to HudBay Minerals Inc.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0020 0.0018 0.0020 0.0022 0.0023 ND 0.0024 0.0015 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND 0.0040 0.0063 0.0050 0.0040 0.0040 ND 0.0110 0.0165 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR ND NMR NMR ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 ND 0.0079 0.0100 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 ND 0.0029 0.0035 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0570 0.0683 0.0305 0.0224 0.0228 ND 0.0858 0.1340 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND 1.90 2.14 3.70 1.43 2.08 ND 2.00 1.23 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND 0.0100 0.0052 0.0025 0.0060 0.0000 ND 0.0090 0.0000 ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND 7.4 7.2 7.6 7.1 7.2 ND 7.8 8.0 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND 7.4 8.3 8.4 7.9 8.4 ND 9.1 8.7 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND 53,991 586,993 494,394 680,107 824,157 ND 946,864 568,118 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 ND - 2 ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 ND - 2 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Snow Lake Mine
Operator Name QMX Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address P.O. Box 451, 114 Cedar Street, Snow Lake, Manitoba R0B 1M0
Effluent Discharge Point SWM-03 (Birch Lake Outlet Embankment Decant Discharge)
Snow Lake Mine - SWM-03 (Birch Lake Outlet Embankment Decant Discharge)
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Strathcona Tailings Treatment System - Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - Strathcona
Operator Name Xstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s) Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum-Palladium
Address Onaping, Ontario P0M 2R0
Effluent Discharge Point Fecunis RR Bridge
Strathcona Tailings Treatment System - Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - Strathcona - Fecunis RR Bridge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of the facility was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation and the facility name was changed to "Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - Strathcona".

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As (mg/L) 0.5  0.0025 0.0033 0.0017 0.0024 0.0012 0.0016 0.0011 0.0011 0.0011 0.0010 0.0008 0.0009
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0104 0.0062 0.0241 0.0222 0.0104 0.0115 0.0086 0.0102 0.0038 0.0053 0.0120 0.0054
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0009 0.0006 0.0009 0.0011 0.0006 0.0016 0.0005
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0007 0.0008 0.0001 0.0023 0.0002 0.0004 0.0009 0.0001 0.0001 0.0006 0.0004 0.0002
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0864 0.0830 0.1350 0.0974 0.0512 0.0362 0.0420 0.0399 0.0351 0.0310 0.0449 0.0646
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0066 0.0067 0.0085 0.0092 0.0036 0.0108 0.0267 0.0043 0.0001 0.0032 0.0033 0.0038
TSS (mg/L) 15  0.30 0.10 0.58 0.83 0.51 0.41 1.20 0.60 0.34 0.32 0.35 0.18
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0200 NMR NMR NMR NMR 0.0050 0.0130 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.3 7.4 7.2 7.4 7.2 7.3 7.4 6.8 7.2 6.9 7.0 7.2
pH high  ≤9.5 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.6
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 1,689,780 1,816,779 2,328,761 3,905,858 4,180,470 2,452,758 1,131,943 1,005,912 1,214,329 867,150 1,798,436 2,375,072
Rainbow Trout  Pass 2 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 2 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
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