Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 2, appendix E-6


Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Tanco Mine
Operator Name Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada Ltd.
Product(s) Tantalum-Lithium-Cesium-Rubidium
Address P.O. Box 2000, Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba R0E 1A0
Effluent Discharge Point West Discharge (Compliance Point)
Tanco Mine - West Discharge (Compliance 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  NMR 0.0056 NMR NMR 0.0049 NMR 0.0131 NMR NMR 0.0078 NMR NMR
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  NMR 0.0024 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0006 NMR NMR 0.0007 NMR NMR
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR 0.0002 NMR NMR 0.0001 NMR NMR
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  NMR 0.0051 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR 0.0024 NMR NMR 0.0012 NMR NMR
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  NMR 0.0043 NMR NMR 0.0022 NMR 0.0047 NMR NMR 0.0027 NMR NMR
TSS (mg/L) 15  3.54 4.68 8.95 5.70 6.10 11.30 10.02 NMR NMR 9.16 7.50 3.68
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0090 NMR NMR 0.0060 NMR 0.0140 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.9 6.6 6.5 6.7 6.6 8.0 7.3 7.6 7.9 7.4 7.6 7.1
pH high  ≤9.5 7.7 7.5 7.9 7.7 7.6 9.0 8.1 8.3 8.4 7.9 8.0 7.6
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 79,868 86,254 117,444 116,783 269,285 176,755 144,088 177,227 168,503 210,416 168,173 118,901
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR - 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Thompson Complex
Operator Name Vale Canada Ltd.
Product(s) Nickel-Copper
Address P.O. Box 5000, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1P3
Effluent Discharge Point Misery Weir
Thompson Complex - Misery Weir
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  0.0088 0.0091 0.0095 0.0094 0.0068 0.0067 0.0098 0.0068 0.0069 0.0057 0.0050 0.0059
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0100 0.0050 0.0050 0.0060 0.0063 0.0050 0.0050 0.0088 0.0100 0.0080 0.0088 0.0125
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0010 0.0010 NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.3555 0.3780 0.3230 0.2852 0.1740 0.1520 0.1720 0.2050 0.1825 0.2120 0.2600 0.2800
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0288
TSS (mg/L) 15  3.20 4.40 5.80 2.88 2.85 5.20 4.20 6.90 10.10 3.00 1.90 1.35
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 8.3 8.5 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.5 8.4 8.3 7.8 7.4 7.9 7.8
pH high  ≤9.5 8.4 8.9 8.9 9.0 9.0 8.8 8.6 8.5 7.9 8.2 8.1 8.3
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 1,720,678 2,383,689 2,254,746 1,955,238 3,030,638 3,261,288 2,798,066 2,330,208 1,542,743 2,630,784 2,044,193 1,685,819
Rainbow Trout  Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Thompson Complex
Operator Name Vale Canada Ltd.
Product(s) Nickel-Copper
Address P.O. Box 5000, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1P3
Effluent Discharge Point Station B
Thompson Complex - Station B
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No toxicity test results were provided for January, March, April, June, August, September, November and December. In order to reduce frequency of testing for acute lethality, 12 consecutive monthly tests must be conducted successfully.

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  0.0045 0.0045 0.0041 0.0047 0.0236 0.0112 0.0122 0.0120 0.0112 0.0064 0.0051 0.0046
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0250 0.0085 0.0175 0.0150 0.0200 0.0130 0.0190 0.0200 0.0200 0.0140 0.0100 0.0175
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0010 0.0010 NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0695 0.0744 0.0815 0.0716 0.0900 0.0760 0.0640 0.0875 0.0550 0.1220 0.0825 0.0750
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0120 0.0050 0.0068 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0075
TSS (mg/L) 15  6.00 3.20 3.30 4.32 12.30 10.56 10.68 5.35 3.95 10.56 3.10 1.35
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3
pH high  ≤9.5 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.8 7.7 7.8 7.5 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 950,848 501,984 696,384 969,402 1,647,216 1,327,104 1,135,642 642,816 609,120 1,467,763 1,632,960 1,687,392
Rainbow Trout  Pass - 1 - - 1 - 1 - - 1 - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - 1 - - 1 - 1 - - 1 - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Timmins West Complex
Operator Name Lake Shore Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 8215 Highway 101 West, Timmins, Ontario P4N 7H9
Effluent Discharge Point TR-1
Timmins West Complex - TR-1
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  0.0081 0.0094 0.0090 0.0082 0.0089 0.0108 0.1119 0.0143 0.0117 0.0128 0.0120 0.0107
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0036 0.0030 0.0036 0.0033 0.0033 0.0059 0.0028 0.0030 0.0062 0.0053 0.0054 0.0047
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0003 0.0006 0.0005 0.0014 0.0005 0.0004 0.0005 0.0003 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0066 0.0055 0.0059 0.0055 0.0057 0.0064 0.0053 0.0080 0.0055 0.0058 0.0066 0.0047
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0202 0.0083 0.0128 0.0120 0.0128 0.0178 0.0190 0.0160 0.0237 0.0243 0.0235 0.0246
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.40 1.25 1.50 2.00 3.00 5.50 3.00 2.75 2.75 1.70 1.90 0.80
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0025 NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.9 7.4 7.1 7.1 7.2 6.8 6.6 6.9 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.3
pH high  ≤9.5 7.6 7.8 7.5 7.2 7.4 7.1 7.6 7.2 6.9 7.1 6.9 7.4
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 24,777 16,347 23,186 26,971 32,629 29,127 26,585 28,034 28,501 29,270 27,746 25,278
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Tio (Mine)
Operator Name QIT-Fer et Titane Inc.
Product(s) Iron-Titanium
Address 951 De l'Escale Boulevard, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec G0G 1P0
Effluent Discharge Point E-Lac 166
Tio (Mine) - E-Lac 166
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 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0036 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND 0.0030 0.0030 0.0038 0.0026 0.0024 0.0009 0.0035 0.0032 0.0030 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND 0.3605 0.2690 0.3095 0.4205 0.3440 0.3603 0.3690 0.3746 0.3970 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND 0.0265 0.0302 0.0770 0.0635 0.0352 0.0395 0.0450 0.0450 0.0510 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND 1.00 0.60 0.63 0.50 2.60 0.63 1.38 0.50 0.50 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND 0.0010 NMR 0.0020 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND 6.6 6.1 6.6 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND 7.0 6.8 6.9 7.0 6.8 6.9 6.9 7.2 6.9 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND 13,411 12,394 26,449 8,300 2,808 4,328 21,602 9,946 22,664 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Tio (Mine)
Operator Name QIT-Fer et Titane Inc.
Product(s) Iron-Titanium
Address 951 De l'Escale Boulevard, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec G0G 1P0
Effluent Discharge Point Lake 211.4
Tio (Mine) - Lake 211.4
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 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0039 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND 0.0083 0.0128 0.0178 0.0238 0.0225 0.0253 0.0206 0.0230 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND 0.0005 0.0008 0.0005 0.0008 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND 0.1135 0.1638 0.2753 0.3076 0.2713 0.2900 0.2704 0.2948 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND 0.0275 0.1565 0.0815 0.0984 0.0883 0.0878 0.0762 0.0768 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND 2.50 4.75 10.50 16.60 12.75 15.00 7.40 6.75 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0020 NMR NMR 0.0020 ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND 6.3 6.6 6.3 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.8 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND 6.6 6.7 6.9 6.7 6.8 6.7 7.0 6.9 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND 30,851 58,514 31,091 8,874 17,720 41,996 17,948 28,165 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Tio (Mine)
Operator Name QIT-Fer et Titane Inc.
Product(s) Iron-Titanium
Address 951 De l'Escale Boulevard, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec G0G 1P0
Effluent Discharge Point Grondin Effluent
Tio (Mine) - Grondin Effluent
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 Tio (Mine)
Operator Name QIT-Fer et Titane Inc.
Product(s) Iron-Titanium
Address 951 De l'Escale Boulevard, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec G0G 1P0
Effluent Discharge Point Resurgence Leo
Tio (Mine) - Resurgence Leo
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  0.0005 0.0005 0.005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0011 0.0041 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0208 0.0313 0.0268 0.0156 0.0095 0.0075 0.0100 0.0080 0.0063 0.0072 0.0078 0.0132
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0013 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.4784 0.4218 0.4465 0.3774 0.4463 0.4183 0.4130 0.4165 0.4435 0.4384 0.4833 0.4806
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0476 0.0410 0.0583 0.0514 0.0753 0.0533 0.0430 0.0560 0.0573 0.0544 0.0560 0.0574
TSS (mg/L) 15  0.70 0.50 0.88 0.50 1.75 0.63 2.30 1.25 0.75 0.50 0.63 0.70
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.9 7.0 6.7 6.7 7.0 6.9 6.7 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0
pH high  ≤9.5 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.1
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 7,767 9,393 80,397 125,937 332,735 278,568 90,234 100,637 124,587 162,222 123,689 39,870
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Tio (Mine)
Operator Name QIT-Fer et Titane Inc.
Product(s) Iron-Titanium
Address 951 De l'Escale Boulevard, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec G0G 1P0
Effluent Discharge Point Switch South
Tio (Mine) - Switch South
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  0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006 0.0036 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0698 0.0268 0.0373 0.0540 0.0445 0.0523 0.0242 0.0338 0.0778 0.0492 0.0363 0.0248
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0009 0.0005
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.1580 0.1200 0.1118 0.1356 0.2008 0.3110 0.1922 0.2415 0.2505 0.2334 0.2193 0.1630
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0183 0.0140 0.0218 0.0278 0.0508 0.0633 0.0296 0.0385 0.0500 0.0464 0.0460 0.0452
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.25 3.50 5.50 5.40 7.75 5.25 2.40 2.75 4.75 8.60 5.50 4.60
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 6.9 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.6 7.1 7.0 7.1 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.0
pH high  ≤9.5 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.3 7.3 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.1
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 246 202 10,286 15,696 19,121 6,759 246 68,268 7,427 12,033 19,049 2,174
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Totten Mine
Operator Name Vale Canada Ltd.
Product(s) Nickel-Copper and Precious Metals
Address 6 C. Johnson Road, Worthington, Ontario P0M 3H0
Effluent Discharge Point Totten Discharge
Totten Mine - Totten 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) 0.5  0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0022 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0018 0.0053 0.0083 0.0050 0.0044 0.0048 0.0022 0.0025 0.0034 0.0028 0.0058 0.0050
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0344 0.0403 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0253 0.0080 0.0080 0.0080
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0280 0.0263 0.0173 0.0090 0.0090 0.0090 0.0090 0.0125 0.0079 0.0112 0.0153 0.0216
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0068 0.0088 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0044 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.06 3.20 2.20 4.60 3.32 2.65 1.80 2.10 2.30 2.96 5.25 3.40
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0250 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0090 NMR NMR 0.0150 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.0 7.0 6.5 7.1 7.5 8.4 7.8 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.4 7.0
pH high  ≤9.5 7.3 7.3 8.0 7.3 8.2 8.7 8.2 7.9 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.4
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 66,930 67,116 120,900 112,848 168,268 60,420 26,784 38,595 86,640 50,809 26,250 52,173
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 Trout Lake Mine
Operator Name Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. - Hudbay Minerals Inc.
Product(s) Copper-Zinc-Gold-Silver
Address P.O. Box 1500, Flin Flon, Manitoba R8A 1N9
Effluent Discharge Point Trout Lake Surface Sump Discharge
Trout Lake Mine - Trout Lake Surface Sump Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: 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 ND ND 0.0035 0.0040 0.0045 0.0060 ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0145 0.0132 0.0158 0.0190 ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0053 0.0072 0.0090 0.0080 ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND 0.0965 0.0996 0.1350 0.1320 ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND 5.65 3.00 2.31 1.70 ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND 0.2000 0.1380 0.1725 0.2000 ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND 7.8 7.0 7.3 7.1 ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND 7.9 8.0 7.7 7.1 ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND 12,100 27,800 29,700 4,700 ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 NMR 1 NMR ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND 1 NMR 1 NMR ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
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