Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction - Volume 2E
Mines and quarries
These guidelines form part of what is commonly known as the 'Blue Book'. They provide support for councils and industry to reduce the impacts of land disturbance activities on waterways by better management of soil erosion and sediment control on and around mines and quarries.
- 1 June 2008
- Department of Environment and Climate Change
This publication provides guidelines, principles and recommended minimum design standards for the management of erosion and sediment control at mines and quarries.
Mines and quarries, particularly those involving surface extraction, often involve significant areas of land disturbance and earthworks which require the planning, design, construction and maintenance of effective erosion and sediment control measures.
Other publications in the Managing Urban Stormwater series include:
Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and Construction – Volume 1, 4th edition
Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction – Volume 2A, Installation of services
Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction – Volume 2B, Waste landfills
Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and Construction – Volume 2C, Unsealed roads
Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction – Volume 2D, Main road construction.