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.

Date
1 June 2008
Publisher
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-74122-816-8
  • ID DECC20080208
  • File PDF 2.5MB
  • Pages 79
  • Name managing-urban-stormwater-soils-construction-volume-2e-mines-quarries-08208.pdf

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.