Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Version of the schedule from 2006-10-03 to 2018-05-31:


SCHEDULE 3(Subsections 1(1), 12(2) and 20(5))

Analytical Requirements for Metal Mining Effluent

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Deleterious Substance/pHPrecisionFootnote for Analytical Requirements for Metal Mining Effluent1AccuracyFootnote for Analytical Requirements for Metal Mining Effluent2Method Detection Limit (MDL)
1Arsenic10%100 ± 10%0.010 mg/L
2Copper10%100 ± 10%0.010 mg/L
3Cyanide10%100 ± 10%0.010 mg/L
4Lead10%100 ± 10%0.030 mg/L
5Nickel10%100 ± 10%0.020 mg/L
6Zinc10%100 ± 10%0.010 mg/L
7Total Suspended Solids15%100 ± 15%2.000 mg/L
8Radium 22610%100 ± 10%0.01 Bq/L
9pH0.1 pH unit0.1 pH unitNot Applicable
  • SOR/2006-239, s. 24
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