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Appendix E: Effluent Quality Data for Mines in 2013 (Part 1)

Summary Review of Performance of Metal Mines
Subject to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations in 2013

David Bell Mine - Quarry Effluent
David Bell Mine - Sedimentation Pond Effluent
Detour Lake Mine
Doyon (Mine)
Duck Pond Operations
Eagle River Mill
Eagle River Mill - FDP1
Edwards Mine
Éléonore (Mine)
Elross Lake Area Iron Ore Mine
Endako Mines - En.A1 – Tailings Pond 1 South
Endako Mines - En.H1 – Tailings Pond 2 Higginbotham
Endako Mines - En.N1 – Tailings Pond 1 North
Endako Mines - En.S2 – Tailings Pond 2 South
Endako Mines - En.SBC – Endako Pit
Endako Mines - En.W2 - Denak West Pit

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameDavid Bell Mine
Operator NameBarrick Gold Corporation - DB Operating Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressTeck-Corona Road, Hwy 17, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointQuarry Effluent
David Bell Mine - Quarry Effluent
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: This final discharge point became subject to the MMER in May 2013.

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 ----0.00070.00050.0010ND0.0007ND0.0008ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 ----0.00050.00050.0013ND0.0007ND0.0009ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 ----0.0010 0.00100.0010ND0.0010ND0.0010ND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 ----0.00050.00050.0001ND0.0005ND0.0005ND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 ----0.00100.00100.0010ND0.0010ND0.0010ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 ----0.00150.00150.0040ND0.0020ND0.0026ND
TSS (mg/L)15 ----2.431.001.00ND1.00ND1.0ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 ----0.00500.00750.0050ND0.0050ND0.0085ND 
pH low ≥6.0----7.27.67.5ND7.6ND7.4ND 
pH high ≤9.5----7.87.77.5ND7.8ND7.7ND 
Flow (m3/month) ____----53,634423442ND1,695ND1,604ND 
Rainbow Trout Pass----111ND1ND1ND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass----111ND1ND1ND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameDavid Bell Mine
Operator NameBarrick Gold Corporation - DB Operating Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressTeck-Corona Road, Hwy 17, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointSedimentation Pond Effluent
David Bell Mine - Sedimentation Pond Effluent
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDNDND0.00100.00170.00160.00200.00270.00120.0007ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDND0.00250.00150.00120.00300.00470.00300.0033ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDND0.0076 0.00300.00200.00650.00400.00650.0075ND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDND0.00050.00050.00050.00080.00200.00010.0004ND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDND0.00420.00430.00300.00600.00650.00520.0083ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDND0.03660.03400.01600.03080.03130.07590.0878ND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDND4.381.001.006.301.672.501.50ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDND0.00500.00500.00500.00630.00700.00880.0063ND 
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDND7.67.87.57.77.67.67.8ND 
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDND8.17.87.57.87.87.97.9ND 
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDND15,1161,5884,8984,4234,4287,6426,154ND 
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDND1111111ND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDND1111111ND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameDetour Lake Mine
Operator NameDetour Gold Corporation
Product(s)Gold
Address86 - 2nd Street, Cochrane, Ontario P0L 1C0
Effluent Discharge PointT4
Detour Lake Mine - T4
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: No effluent data were reported in 2013.

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 ------------
Cu (mg/L)0.3 ------------
CN (mg/L)1.0 ------------
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 ------------
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 ------------
Zn (mg/L)0.5 ------------
TSS (mg/L)15 ------------
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 ------------
pH low ≥6.0-----------
pH high ≤9.5------------
Flow (m3/month) ____------------
Rainbow Trout Pass------------
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass------------
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameDoyon (Mine)
Operator NameIAMGOLD Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressP.O. Box 970, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9X 5C8
Effluent Discharge PointPond A Final Effluent (D-203)
Doyon (Mine) - Pond A Final Effluent (D-203)
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.0005NMRNMR0.00050.00050.00050.00110.00050.00100.00050.00050.0005
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.01280.00650.01390.03900.00980.01190.00550.00670.03100.01820.07330.1680
CN (mg/L)1.0 0.03160.04250.06650.02480.01150.01230.00740.00770.00400.00960.06250.0934
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.0003NMRNMR0.00030.00030.00030.00030.00030.00030.00030.00030.0003
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00360.00380.00380.00610.00250.00210.00130.00100.01200.00690.00900.0062
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.0035NMRNMR0.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.02100.01000.00790.0035
TSS (mg/L)15 3.562.384.8012.722.952.902.442.3710.304.426.035.10
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.0025NMRNMR0.00500.0050NMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR
pH low ≥6.06.77.37.06.77.57.97.47.47.76.56.67.1
pH high ≤9.58.37.67.48.57.88.28.07.57.78.07.47.6
Flow (m3/month) ____543,967306,592440,448523,338747,445806,881592,784305,50422,990415,938700,656612,977
Rainbow Trout Pass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameDuck Pond Operations
Operator NameTeck Resources Ltd.
Product(s)Copper-Zinc-Silver-Gold
Address30-32 Route 370, Box 9, Millertown, Newfoundland and Labrador A0H 1V0
Effluent Discharge PointPolishing Pond Effluent
Duck Pond Operations - Polishing Pond Effluent
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: No radium 226 results were provided for the first quarter.

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 0.0150NDND0.00330.01420.00920.00680.00380.00420.00570.00400.0070
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.2145NDND0.12500.20080.17900.09700.06730.05080.05630.05330.0827
CN (mg/L)1.0 0.0050NDND0.00500.00500.00500.00500.00500.00500.00500.00400.0050
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.0200NDND0.01230.02740.01480.01520.02030.01510.01100.01600.0097
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.0050NDND0.00200.00140.00180.00260.00180.00540.00100.00100.0027
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.1025NDND0.06700.09540.11840.15840.11800.13130.16570.17080.3620
TSS (mg/L)15 1.00NDND1.672.002.005.205.004.502.671.752.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 -NDND0.01200.02250.02860.01610.01310.00880.00250.00250.0025
pH low ≥6.07.6NDND7.26.97.17.37.27.47.57.37.5
pH high ≤9.57.7NDND7.57.37.77.77.57.67.67.67.6
Flow (m3/month) ____81,342NDND171,669590,220547,439571,957406,319424,435233,272475,138298,884
Rainbow Trout Pass1NDND212111111
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass-NDND2-1111111
Monitoring TestFail1---11------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEagle River Mill
Operator NameWesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
Product(s)Gold
Address93 Mission Road, P.O. Box 1520, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0
Effluent Discharge PointEagle River Mill
Eagle River Mill - Eagle River Mill
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDNDND0.0291NDNDNDNDND0.0061ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDND2.5150NDNDNDNDND0.3145ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDND13.000NDNDNDNDND0.1925ND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDND0.0218NDNDNDNDND0.0054ND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDND0.4375NDNDNDNDND0.0887ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDND0.5850NDNDNDNDND0.0950ND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDND50.40NDNDNDNDND3.50ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDND0.0050NDNDNDNDND0.0050ND 
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDND8.3NDNDNDNDND7.3ND 
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDND8.4NDNDNDNDND7.5ND 
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDND200NDNDNDNDND29,358ND 
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDND-NDNDNDNDND1ND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail----1-------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDND-NDNDNDNDND1ND
Monitoring TestFail----1-------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEagle River Mine
Operator NameWesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
Product(s)Gold
Address93 Mission Road, P.O. Box 1520, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0
Effluent Discharge PointFDP 1
Eagle River Mine - FDP 1
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.00030.00030.00030.00030.00030.00030.00040.00040.00040.00060.00030.0003
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00260.00650.00240.00190.00240.00160.00130.00180.00420.00340.00230.0027
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00020.00020.00020.00040.00090.00030.00020.00020.00070.00060.00040.0006
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00290.00280.00310.00330.00220.00180.00170.00190.00320.00260.00220.0025
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.00610.01750.00550.00830.00620.00170.00120.00170.00470.00370.00380.0050
TSS (mg/L)15 3.213.634.855.5511.145.431.473.084.933.663.985.63
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NMRNMR0.0100NMRNMR0.00500.0050NMR0.00500.0050NMRNMR
pH low ≥6.07.37.37.37.37.16.97.07.07.16.96.86.9
pH high ≤9.57.57.57.47.47.47.47.37.27.37.27.37.5
Flow (m3/month) ____21,56316,97117,94022,48755,01723,89327,94227,78426,66130,18843,06225,670
Rainbow Trout PassNMRNMR1NMRNMR11NMR11NMRNMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNMRNMR1NMRNMR11NMR11NMRNMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEdwards Mine
Operator NameStrike Minerals Inc.
Product(s)Gold
AddressGoudreau Road, Jacobson, Ontario P0S 1B0
Effluent Discharge PointEdwards Mine Effluent Discharge 1
Edwards Mine - Edwards Mine Effluent Discharge 1
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: No annual report was submitted for 2013. This data has been compiled from the submitted quarterly reports. No reports were submitted for the third and fourth quarters. No radium 226 results were provided. No toxicity test results were provided for April.

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 0.00220.00190.00190.00120.00140.0012------
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00190.00190.00221.09130.05000.0014------
CN (mg/L)1.0 0.0015NMRNMRNMRNMRNMR------
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00120.00090.00010.00240.00080.0002------
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00140.00140.00170.02830.00130.0019------
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.02830.04800.03710.04970.01370.0133------
TSS (mg/L)15 4.213.491.191.132.700.73------
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 ------------
pH low ≥6.07.87.98.06.47.37.3------
pH high ≤9.58.28.28.28.38.08.2------
Flow (m3/month) ____31,00028,00031,00030,00031,0001,000------
Rainbow Trout Pass111-11------
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass111-11------
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameÉléonore (Mine)
Operator NameLes Mines Opinaca Ltée.
Product(s)Gold
Address853 Rideau Boulevard, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J9Y 0G3
Effluent Discharge PointFinal Effluent - Waste Rock Pile
Éléonore (Mine) - Final Effluent - Waste Rock Pile
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.
 
As (mg/L)0.5 0.01240.00950.00970.00730.00850.01130.01180.00770.00800.01140.00600.0078
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00160.00040.00400.00550.00310.00380.00220.00320.00280.00170.00490.0050
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00320.00040.00670.00210.00050.00500.00860.00020.00020.00150.00100.0002
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.02400.01950.01850.01680.02130.02240.02800.02510.02070.02780.04180.0266
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.01260.00580.00660.00610.00530.00740.00750.00690.00250.00830.01530.0086
TSS (mg/L)15 2.201.633.604.002.504.103.335.502.006.757.076.75
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.19680.14630.07060.12450.13280.12600.23070.27380.23200.22400.21800.1758
pH low ≥6.07.26.86.86.86.66.76.56.56.26.36.36.2
pH high ≤9.57.47.07.06.96.87.06.96.87.16.76.76.9
Flow (m3/month) ____40,87435,92042,98148,77751,40749,88950,80751,93244,72853,90162,25866,683
Rainbow Trout Pass111256211111
Acute Lethality Test Fail---2-1------
Daphnia magnaPass111153-1111-
Monitoring TestFail---1-41----1

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.

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameElross Lake Area Iron Ore Mine
Operator NameTata Steel Minerals Canada Limited
Product(s)Iron
Address15 km NW of Schefferville, QC, Newfoundland and Labrador
Effluent Discharge PointOutlet of Sedimentation Pond 2
Elross Lake Area Iron Ore Mine - Outlet of Sedimentation Pond 2
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: The mine became subject to the MMER in May 2013. No toxicity test results were provided for May, June and September. No results for Ni and Zn were provided for June. No radium 226 results were provided for June.

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 ----0.00050.0005ND0.00140.00210.0048NDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 ----0.00090.0006ND0.00290.00320.0128NDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 ----NMRNMRNDNMRNMRNMRNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 ----0.00040.0001ND0.00110.00090.0029NDND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 ----0.0005-ND0.00210.00280.0081NDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 ----0.0290-ND0.04400.16750.7200NDND
TSS (mg/L)15 ----53.0018.00ND19.334.5062.00NDND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 ----0.0010-ND0.00700.00580.0115NDND 
pH low ≥6.0----6.66.9ND6.86.86.8NDND 
pH high ≤9.5----6.66.9ND6.97.37.1NDND
Flow (m3/month) ____----69,5682,569ND41,84422,9643,000NDND 
Rainbow Trout Pass------ND1-1NDND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass------ND1-1NDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEndako Mines
Operator NameThompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s)Molybdenum
AddressBag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge PointEn.A1 – Tailings Pond 1 South
Endako Mines - En.A1 – Tailings Pond 1 South
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0003NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0010NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMR
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMR0.0173NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0144NMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0000NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NMR0.0012NMRNMR0.0014NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0012NMR
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0015NMRNMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMR
TSS (mg/L)15 1.071.951.232.762.331.931.521.302.501.961.602.50
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NMR0.0039NMRNMR0.0023NMRNMR0.0035NMRNMR0.0022NMR
pH low ≥6.07.97.98.07.88.07.98.08.07.98.18.18.0
pH high ≤9.58.08.18.18.08.28.28.18.18.18.28.28.0
Flow (m3/month) ____16536,2466,864106,06229,2808,33034,31081,0504,45531,16727,35381
Rainbow Trout PassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEndako Mines
Operator NameThompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s)Molybdenum
AddressBag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge PointEn.H1 – Tailings Pond 2 Higginbotham
Endako Mines - En.H1 – Tailings Pond 2 Higginbotham
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0002NMRNMR0.0003NMRNMR0.0003NMR
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMR
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMR0.0459NMRNMR0.0335NMRNMR0.0352NMRNMR0.0443NMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0002NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMR
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMR
TSS (mg/L)15 4.785.336.0811.628.107.3516.4213.5510.157.184.783.44
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NMR0.0087NMRNMR0.0063NMRNMR0.0032NMRNMR0.0075NMR
pH low ≥6.07.97.98.07.97.98.07.97.97.98.08.07.8
pH high ≤9.58.08.18.18.18.18.28.08.18.18.28.18.0
Flow (m3/month) ____51,80746,17253,72357,85858,74551,60047,47943,24540,90542,55740,83044,776
Rainbow Trout PassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEndako Mines
Operator NameThompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s)Molybdenum
AddressBag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge PointEn.N1 – Tailings Pond 1 North
Endako Mines - En.N1 – Tailings Pond 1 North
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMR
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMR0.0149NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0068NMRNMR0.0091NMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMR
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMR
TSS (mg/L)15 0.720.730.881.261.250.930.840.750.800.741.031.34
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NMR0.0039NMRNMR0.0028NMRNMR0.0033NMRNMR0.0063NMR
pH low ≥6.07.98.08.08.08.18.08.08.08.08.28.17.8
pH high ≤9.58.18.18.28.28.28.28.18.28.28.28.28.1
Flow (m3/month) ____83,79970,413141,128165,222165,8811,5231,71333,53424,00829,44455,455109,368
Rainbow Trout PassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEndako Mines
Operator NameThompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s)Molybdenum
AddressBag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge PointEn.S2 – Tailings Pond 2 South
Endako Mines - En.S2 – Tailings Pond 2 South
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMR
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMR0.0634NMRNMR0.0058NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0178NMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0005NMR
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0030NMR
TSS (mg/L)15 1.380.980.781.000.981.350.800.650.850.920.950.64
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NMR0.0024NMRNMR0.0034NMRNMR0.0020NMRNMR0.0034NMR
pH low ≥6.07.87.98.07.87.98.07.97.97.87.98.07.8
pH high ≤9.58.08.08.18.08.18.08.18.08.08.28.18.0
Flow (m3/month) ____37,50435,95937,01452,83047,39993,48029,03539,81233,48031,89924,68324,905
Rainbow Trout PassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEndako Mines
Operator NameThompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s)Molybdenum
AddressBag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge PointEn.SBC - Endako Pit
Endako Mines - En.SBC - Endako Pit
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NMR0.0002NMRNMR0.0003NMRNMR0.0003NMRNMR0.0003NMR
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NMR0.0013NMRNMR0.0013NMRNMR0.0013NMRNMR0.0013NMR
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0025NMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMRNMR0.0001NMR
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NMR0.0005NMRNMR0.0013NMRNMR0.0013NMRNMR0.0013NMR
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NMR0.0030NMRNMR0.0150NMRNMR0.0150NMRNMR0.0150NMR
TSS (mg/L)15 0.500.981.001.400.631.680.800.850.651.580.733.70
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NMR0.0032NMRNMR0.0029NMRNMR0.0035NMRNMR0.0067NMR
pH low ≥6.08.08.08.18.08.07.98.18.07.98.08.07.8
pH high ≤9.58.18.28.38.28.28.18.28.28.18.28.18.0
Flow (m3/month) ____5,1525,2365,16237,48836,35510,5539,6357,2856,0007,7695,0334,024
Rainbow Trout PassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameEndako Mines
Operator NameThompson Creek Mining Ltd.
Product(s)Molybdenum
AddressBag 4001, Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Effluent Discharge PointEn.W2 - Denak West Pit
Endako Mines - En.W2 - Denak West Pit
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.

Comments: Only flow measurements and test results for TSS and pH were provided for the third quarter.

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 NDNDNDNMR0.0003NMR-ND-NMR0.0005ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNMR0.0037NMR-ND-NMR0.0025ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNMR0.0025NMR-ND-NMR0.0025ND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNMR0.0001NMR-ND-NMR0.0003ND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNMR0.0013NMR-ND-NMR0.0025ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNMR0.0150NMR-ND-NMR0.0300ND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDND3.101.380.882.13ND4.304.081.50ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNMR0.0028NMR-ND-NMR0.0085ND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDND7.97.97.98.0ND7.98.08.1ND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDND8.08.28.18.3ND7.98.18.1ND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDND17,21417,0429,1432,941ND1,2247,514680ND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDND1NMRNMR-ND-NMR1ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDND1NMRNMR-ND-NMR1ND
Monitoring TestFail------------
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