2015 Symposium Papers

2015 West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium Papers

Ramada Inn, Morgantown, WV
March 31 – April 1, 2015

2015 Symposium Final Program [.docx 1.8kb]

WVMDTF Fall Tour – Presentation [.pdf 5.8mb] Tim Danehy, Biomost, Pittsburgh, PA

Status of West Virginia Mining and Reclamation – Presentation [.pdf 6mb] Lewis Halstead, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Charleston, WV

TDS Release Prediction Based on Acid-Base Account Parameters – Presentation [.pdf 9mb] | Paper [.docx 14kb] Jessica Odenheimer Joyce and Louis McDonald, Moody and Assoc. Inc., and West Virginia University, Houston, PA, and Morgantown, WV

Evaluation of TDS Concentrations from Valley Fills – Presentation [.pdf 7.4mb] | Paper [.docx 23kb] Carl Zipper, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Fish IBI Scores and TDS Effects on Game vs. Sensitive Fish – Presentation [.pdf 3.25mb] | Paper [.docx 14kb] Todd Petty, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Effects of Carbon Dioxide on Acidity Measurement and Water Treatment – Presentation [.pdf 4mb]Paper [.docx 20kb] Brent Means, OSMRE, Harrisburg, PA

2014-15 Legislative Issues on Mining, Reclamation and Water Quality – Presentation [.pdf 2mb] Jason Bostic, West Virginia Coal Association, Charleston, WV

Water Treatment with Pressure Cavitation – Presentation [.pdf 5.4mb] | Paper [.pdf 3mb] Mike Mitton, Mitton Valves, Brantford, Canada

Cost Saving and Performance Enhancements at the Rushton AMD Plant – Presentation [.pdf 5.8mb]Paper [.docx 22kb] Jon Dietz, Dietz-Gourley Consulting, Clearfield, PA

Changes in Bromide Concentrations in Underground Mines in PA – Presentation [.pdf 7.75mb] | Paper [.docx 1.8mb] Chuck Cravotta, U.S. Geological Survey, Harrisburg, PA

Sources of Bromide in Underground Mine Water – Presentation [.pdf 3.25mb] Joe Donovan, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Managing Conductivity, TDS and Sulfate in the Monongahela River – Presentation [.pdf 2.25mb]Paper [.docx 19kb] Paul Ziemkiewicz, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

MCHM in the Elk and Kanawha Rivers after the January 2014 Spill – Presentation [.pdf 2.6mb]Paper [.docx 15kb] Jennifer Weidhaas and Lance Lin, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

MCHM Chemical Properties, Transport, and Fate in Coal Prep Plants – Presentation [.pdf 3.7mb]Paper [.docx 15kb] Aaron Noble and Tom He, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Changes in Aboveground Storage Tank Safety and Containment Rules – Presentation [.pdf 2mb] Scott Mandirola, West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection, Charleston, WV

Biofilm Remediation of Al, Fe, and Mn Using “Microchip Wetland” Metal Removal Units (MRUs) –Presentation [.pdf 4mb] | Paper [.docx 12kb] Colin Lennox, EcoIslands, LLC., Altoona, PA

Seeing the Water through the Valley Fill: Emerging Hydrology Controls Across Scales – Presentation [.pdf 3.5mb] | Paper [.docx 14kb] Nicolas Zegre, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor for Selenium Reduction in Mine Effluents – Presentation [.pdf 1.5mb]Paper [.pdf 9kb] Caroline Dale, Veolia Water Solutions and Tech., Cary, NC