Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

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SCHEDULE 2(Subsections 5(1) and 27.1(1))

Tailings Impoundment Areas

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ItemWater or PlaceDescription
1Anderson Lake, Manitoba

Anderson Lake located at 54°51′ north latitude and 100°0′ west longitude near the town of Snow Lake, Manitoba. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Anderson Lake at the 285-m level, and

  • (b) the control dam built at the east end of Anderson Lake.

2Garrow Lake, NunavutGarrow Lake located at 75°23′ north latitude and 97°48′ west longitude near the south end of Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut.
3South Kemess Creek, British Columbia

That part of South Kemess Creek being within the watershed of that tributary of South Kemess Creek

  • (a) extending eastwards and upstream from the centre of a tailings dam constructed at 57°1′ north latitude and 126°41′ west longitude, and

  • (b) below the crest of the dam at an elevation of 1515 m.

4Albino Lake, British Columbia

Albino Lake located at 56°39.4′ north latitude and 130°29.4′ west longitude near the Eskay Creek Mine in British Columbia. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Albino Lake at the 1040-m level, and

  • (b) the outlet of Albino Lake.

5Tom MacKay Lake, British Columbia

Tom MacKay Lake located at 56°39′ north latitude and 130°34′ west longitude near the Eskay Creek Mine in British Columbia. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Tom MacKay Lake at the 1078-m level, and

  • (b) the outlet of Tom MacKay Lake.

6Trout Pond, Newfoundland and Labrador

Trout Pond located at 48°39′0.81882″ north latitude and 56°29′19.704984″ west longitude in west-central Newfoundland. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Trout Pond at the 270 m level, and

  • (b) the outlet of Trout Pond.

7The headwater pond of a tributary to Gill’s Pond Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador

The headwater pond of a tributary to Gill’s Pond Brook, located at 48°38′29.599584″ north latitude and 56°30′15.560676″ west longitude in west-central Newfoundland. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around the pond at the 260 m level, and

  • (b) the outlet of the pond.

8The northwest arm of Second Portage Lake, Nunavut

That portion of the northwest arm of Second Portage Lake, located at 65°1′39.29″ north latitude and 96°3′43″ west longitude, approximately 80 km north of the town of Baker Lake, Nunavut. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around the arm at the 146 m level, and

  • (b) the dam built at the southeast end of the arm.

9Tail Lake, Nunavut

Tail Lake, located at 68°7′25.8″ north latitude and 106°33′31.2″ west longitude, approximately 125 km southwest of the town of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Tail Lake at the 33.5 m level, and

  • (b) the dams built at the south and north ends of the lake.

10A portion of Wabush Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador

That portion of Wabush Lake near the towns of Labrador City and Wabush in western Labrador. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the southern limit, extending from 53° north latitude, 66°50′24″ west longitude to 53° north latitude, 66°52′57″ west longitude, and

  • (b) the outlet of Wabush Lake, extending from 53°09′4.7″ north latitude, 66°47′3.5″ west longitude to 53°08′57.5″ north latitude, 66°47′2.9″ west longitude.

11Flora Lake, Newfoundland and LabradorFlora Lake located at 52°55′ north latitude, 66°49′ west longitude, near the towns of Labrador City and Wabush in western Labrador.
12A portion of an unnamed tributary stream to Flora Lake, Newfoundland and LabradorA portion of an unnamed tributary stream to Flora Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador. More precisely, an area extending from the mouth of the stream (52°52′9.94″ north latitude, 66°47′14.26″ west longitude) for a distance of 75 m upstream from Flora Lake.
13A portion of an unnamed tributary stream to Flora Lake, Newfoundland and LabradorA portion of an unnamed tributary stream to Flora Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador. More precisely, an area extending from the mouth of the stream (52°52′10.70″ north latitude, 66°47′6.49″ west longitude) for a distance of 580 m upstream from Flora Lake.
14A portion of an unnamed tributary stream to Flora Lake, Newfoundland and LabradorA portion of an unnamed tributary stream to Flora Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador. More precisely, an area extending from the mouth of the stream (52°52′57.45″ north latitude, 66°47′25.23″ west longitude) for a distance of 256 m upstream from Flora Lake.
15Sandy Pond, Newfoundland and Labrador

Sandy Pond, located at 47°25′33″ north latitude and 53°46′52″ west longitude, on the Avalon Peninsula, approximately 3 km east southeast of the town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights, Newfoundland and Labrador. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Sandy Pond at the 137 m level, and

  • (b) the dams built at the north end of Sandy Pond.

16A portion of King Richard Creek, British ColumbiaA portion of King Richard Creek, located approximately 60 km southwest of the town of Mackenzie, British Columbia. More precisely, a 3.3 km portion of the creek extending northwards and upstream from the centre of a dam constructed at 55°06′42″ north latitude and 123°59′29″ west longitude, to the centre of a dam constructed at 55°07′52″ north latitude and 124°00′50″ west longitude.
17A portion of an unnamed tributary to Alpine Lake, British ColumbiaA portion of an unnamed tributary to Alpine Lake, located approximately 60 km southwest of the town of Mackenzie, British Columbia. More precisely, a 900 m portion of the tributary extending southwards and upstream from the centre of a dam constructed at 55°08′19″ north latitude and 124°00′27″ west longitude, to the centre of a dam constructed at 55°07′59″ north latitude and 124°01′00″ west longitude.
18A portion of an unnamed tributary to Alpine Lake, British ColumbiaA portion of an unnamed tributary to Alpine Lake, located approximately 60 km southwest of the town of Mackenzie, British Columbia. More precisely, a 590 m portion of the tributary extending southwards and upstream from the centre of a dam constructed at 55°08′18″ north latitude and 124°00′41″ west longitude, to the centre of a dam constructed at 55°08′09″ north latitude and 124°01′08″ west longitude.
19Mallard Lake, Saskatchewan

Mallard Lake, located at 56°00′32″ north latitude and 104°16′38″ west longitude, approximately 120 km northeast of the town of La Ronge, Saskatchewan. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Mallard Lake at the 490 m level, and

  • (b) the dam built at the south end of Mallard Lake.

20The unnamed headwater pond of an unnamed tributary of East Creek, OntarioAn unnamed headwater pond of an unnamed tributary of East Creek, located at 50°02′17″ north latitude and 79°40′57″ west longitude, approximately 145 km northeast of the town of Cochrane, Ontario.
21A portion of an unnamed tributary to East Creek, OntarioA portion of an unnamed tributary to East Creek, Ontario, located approximately 145 km northeast of the town of Cochrane, Ontario. More precisely, a 2.3-km portion of the tributary extending northwards and downstream from the outlet of the unnamed headwater pond referred to in item 20, to the centre of a dam constructed at 50°02′43″ north latitude and 79°40′20″ west longitude.
22A portion of an unnamed tributary to Linden Creek, OntarioA portion of an unnamed tributary to Linden Creek, Ontario, located approximately 145 km northeast of the town of Cochrane, Ontario. More precisely, a 1.8-km portion of the tributary extending southwards and downstream from the northern perimeter of a waste rock disposal area at 50°00′17″ north latitude and 79°43′37″ west longitude to the southern perimeter of the waste rock disposal area at 49°59′30″ north latitude and 79°43′07″ west longitude.
23A portion of an unnamed tributary to an unnamed lake in the Linden Creek watershed, OntarioA portion of an unnamed tributary to an unnamed lake in the Linden Creek watershed, Ontario, located approximately 145 km northeast of the town of Cochrane, Ontario. More precisely, a 1.4-km portion of the tributary extending southwards and downstream from the headwaters of the tributary at 50°00′17″ north latitude and 79°42′39″ west longitude to the southern perimeter of a waste rock disposal area at 49°59′25″ north latitude and 79°42′27″ west longitude.
24A portion of Trail Creek, British ColumbiaA portion of Trail Creek, located approximately 20 km southeast of the community of Iskut, British Columbia. More precisely, a 0.6 km portion of the creek extending southwards and downstream from a natural barrier located at 57°42′59″ north latitude and 129°44′10″ west longitude, to the centre of a dam constructed at 57°42′43″ north latitude and 129°44′20″ west longitude.
25Lake Hesse, Quebec

Lake Hesse, located at 52°46′21″ north latitude and 67°20′58″ west longitude, approximately 15 km west of the town of Fermont, Quebec. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around Lake Hesse at the 620 m level,

  • (b) the dam built at the north end of Lake Hesse, and

  • (c) the control dam built at the south end of Lake Hesse.

26An unnamed lake approximately 20 km west of Fermont, Quebec and a portion of its outlet

An unnamed lake, located at 52°49′43″ north latitude and 67°22′23″ west longitude, approximately 20 km west of the town of Fermont, Quebec, and a portion of its outlet. More precisely, the area bounded by

  • (a) the contour of elevation around the lake at the 660 m level, and

  • (b) the outlet of the lake extending from the mouth of an outlet stream at 52°49′33″ north latitude and 67°22′18″ west longitude for a distance of 30 m downstream from that mouth.

27A portion of an unnamed stream discharging waters from an unnamed lake, other than the one referred to in item 26, approximately 20 km west of Fermont, QuebecA portion of an unnamed stream discharging waters from an unnamed lake, other than the one referred to in item 26, approximately 20 km west of the town of Fermont, Quebec. More precisely, the 1815 m portion of the stream that extends southwards and downstream from the point located at 52°50′02″ north latitude and 67°21′29″ west longitude to the point located at 52°49′20″ north latitude and 67°21′39″ west longitude.
28A portion of South Teigen Creek, British ColumbiaA portion of South Teigen Creek, located approximately 65 km northwest of Stewart, British Columbia. More precisely, an 8.1‑km portion of the creek extending northwestwards and downstream from the point located at 56°37′53″ north latitude and 129°54′44″ west longitude to the centre of a dam located at 56°40′11.57″ north latitude and 129°58′20.92″ west longitude.
29A portion of North Treaty Creek, British ColumbiaA portion of North Treaty Creek, located approximately 65 km northwest of Stewart, British Columbia. More precisely, a 3.3‑km portion of the creek extending southwards and downstream from the headwaters of the creek located at 56°37′34″ north latitude and 129°54′50″ west longitude to the centre of a dam located at 56°35′54.24″ north latitude and 129°51′25.31″ west longitude.
30An unnamed watercourse that is a tributary to Lake Jean, located approximately 25 km southeast of Chibougamau, QuebecThe unnamed watercourse that is a tributary to Lake Jean, located approximately 25 km southeast of the town of Chibougamau, Quebec, beginning at the unnamed pond located at 49°47′58″ north latitude and 74°01′38″ west longitude and extending northwards and downstream for a distance of 6.4 km to the centre of the dam constructed at 49°49′29″ north latitude and 74°03′07″ west longitude.
31A portion of an unnamed watercourse that is a tributary to the watercourse referred to in item 30A portion of an unnamed watercourse beginning at that watercourse’s point of confluence with the watercourse referred to in item 30, which confluence is located at 49°47′57″ north latitude and 74°03′25″ west longitude, and extending for a distance of 1 km northwards and upstream from that point.
32A portion of an unnamed watercourse that is a tributary to the watercourse referred to in item 30A portion of an unnamed watercourse beginning at a point located at 49°48′06″ north latitude and 74°03′41″ west longitude and extending for a distance of 740 m northwards and downstream from that point to the point of confluence with the watercourse referred to in item 30, which confluence is located at 49°48′25″ north latitude and 74°03′25″ west longitude.
33An unnamed pond east of Lake Bernadette, Quebec, and a portion of its outletAn unnamed pond located at 49°48′43″ north latitude and 74°04′01″ west longitude and a portion of its outlet extending from the mouth of the outlet located at 49°48′47″ north latitude and 74°03′59″ west longitude for a distance of 190 m northwards and downstream from that mouth.
34A portion of an unnamed creek (locally known as Loslo Creek), and of its unnamed tributaries, that is tributary to Pinewood River, OntarioA portion of an unnamed creek (locally known as Loslo Creek), and of its unnamed tributaries, that is tributary to Pinewood River, located approximately 65 km northwest of the town of Fort Frances, Ontario. More precisely, the portion extending southwards and downstream from the northernmost point of the creek at 48°53′6″ north latitude and 94°2′43″ west longitude to the point located at 48°50′24″ north latitude and 94°3′36″ west longitude.
35A portion of an unnamed creek (locally known as Marr Creek), and of its unnamed tributaries, that is tributary to Pinewood River, OntarioA portion of an unnamed creek (locally known as Marr Creek), and of its unnamed tributaries, that is tributary to Pinewood River, located approximately 65 km northwest of the town of Fort Frances, Ontario. More precisely, the portion extending southwards and downstream from the northernmost point of the creek at 48°52′12″ north latitude and 94°1′49″ west longitude to the point located at 48°51′18″ north latitude and 94°2′25″ west longitude.
36A portion of an unnamed creek (locally known as Marr Creek), other than the portion referred to in item 35, that is tributary to Pinewood River, OntarioA portion of an unnamed creek (locally known as Marr Creek), other than the portion referred to in item 35, that is tributary to Pinewood River, located approximately 65 km northwest of the town of Fort Frances, Ontario. More precisely, the portion extending southwards and downstream from the point located at 48°50′52″ north latitude and 94°2′11″ west longitude, for a distance of 1.85 km, to the point located at 48°49′53″ north latitude and 94°2′24″ west longitude.
37A portion of an unnamed stream and its unnamed tributaries located approximately 25 km northwest of the town of Amos, QuebecA portion of an unnamed stream and its unnamed tributaries located approximately 25 km northwest of the town of Amos, Quebec. More precisely, the 4.6 km portion of the stream extending from the point located at 48°40′44.00″ north latitude and 78°29′12.68″ west longitude to the point located at 48°40′7.19″north latitude and 78°28′1.52″ west longitude and covering an area of 3.4 ha.
38A portion of an unnamed tributary to Petit lac du Portage, QuebecA portion of an unnamed tributary to Petit lac du Portage located approximately 15 km northwest of the town of Sept-Îles, Quebec. More precisely, the 465 m portion of the tributary to Petit lac du Portage extending southwest and upstream from the point located at 50°16′00.90″ north latitude and 66°33′42.71″ west longitude to the point located at 50°16′06.00″ north latitude and 66°33′31.55″ west longitude and covering an area of 0.233 ha.
39An unnamed headwater pond of ruisseau Clet and its unnamed tributaries, Quebec

An unnamed headwater pond of ruisseau Clet located at 50°15′15.82″ north latitude and 66°33′13.6″ west longitude and covering an area of 2.486 ha, approximately 15 km northwest of the town of Sept-Îles, Quebec, and

  • (a) a 471 m portion of its unnamed tributary extending upstream from the point located at 50°15′18.37″ north latitude and 66°33′24.01″ west longitude to the point located at 50°15′20.27″ north latitude and 66°33′13.51″ west longitude and covering an area of 0.117 ha; and

  • (b) a 76 m portion of its unnamed tributary extending upstream from the point located at 50°15′11.97″ north latitude and 66°33′22.57″ west longitude to the point located at 50°15′12.82″ north latitude and 66°33′20.66″ west longitude and covering an area of 0.033 ha.

40A portion of ruisseau Clet and its unnamed tributaries, QuebecA portion of ruisseau Clet, and its unnamed tributaries, located approximately 15 km northwest of the town of Sept-Îles, Quebec. More precisely, the 1897 m portion of ruisseau Clet extending southeast and downstream from the outlet of the unnamed headwater pond referred to in item 39 to the point on ruisseau Clet located at 50°15′11.26″ north latitude and 66°32′15.99″ west longitude and covering an area of 0.850 ha.
41An unnamed watercourse that is a tributary to Rivière Hall, QuebecAn unnamed watercourse that is composed of interconnected streams and ponds and is a tributary to Rivière Hall and located approximately 15 km northwest of the town of Sept-Îles, Quebec. More precisely, the 910 m portion of the unnamed watercourse extending downstream from the point located at 50°14′52.33″ north latitude and 66°33′27.75″ west longitude to the point located at 50°14′39.67″ north latitude and 66°32′45.74″ west longitude and covering an area of 3.619 ha.
42Portions of an unnamed creek, Quebec

Two portions of an unnamed creek located approximately 15 km northwest of the town of Sept-Îles, Quebec. More precisely,

  • (a) the west portion of the creek extending for a distance of 253 m from the point located at 50°15′18.78″ north latitude and 66°29′52.43″ west longitude to the point located at 50°15′13.76″ north latitude and 66°29′46.60″ west longitude and covering 0.0585 ha; and

  • (b) the east portion of the creek extending for a distance of 267 m from the point located at 50°15′19.58″ north latitude and 66°29′45.99″ west longitude to the point located at 50°15′14.18″ north latitude and 66°29′45.19″ west longitude and covering 0.0555 ha.

43Davidson Lake, OntarioDavidson Lake, located at 47°56′0.3″ north latitude and 80°42′52.68″ west longitude, approximately 3 km west of the township of Matachewan, Ontario.
  • SOR/2006-239, ss. 21 to 23
  • SOR/2008-216, s. 1
  • SOR/2009-27, s. 1
  • SOR/2009-156, s. 2
  • SOR/2010-250, s. 1
  • SOR/2011-202, s. 1
  • SOR/2015-45, s. 1
  • SOR/2016-87, s. 1
  • SOR/2016-196, s. 1
  • SOR/2017-128, s. 1
  • SOR/2017-129, s. 1
  • SOR/2017-197, s. 1
  • SOR/2017-272, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-100, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-219, ss. 1(F), 2
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