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|Title: ||Water contamination on ex-mining pond and the potential usage of the pond - a case study on Malim Nawar area in Perak|
|Authors: ||Kamarudin Salim|
Chin, Thiam Hin
|Issue Date: ||2009|
|Publisher: ||Mineral Research Centre, Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia|
|Citation: ||Proceedings of Simpomin 2009: Sustainability and Competitiveness of Malaysian Mineral Through R & D: Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Taiping, Perak, 9-11 Nov 2009, p. 64-71|
|Abstract: ||Study on selected ex-mining ponds surrounding Malim Nawar area in Perak showed that these ponds are
highly potential to be developed for economics
existence of some
not hinder such activities.
Generally these water bodies are considerably at higher quality and within the permissible limit referring to
the Standard B of Environmental quality act 1974, without taking into account the existence of Cadmium.
Referring to Interim National fJilter Quality Standards for Malaysia, the water quality of ex-mining ponds
within the study area are
Class I to
Class III categories. Without the requirement for tedious water
treatment, these ponds could be utilized for recreational and other aquatic activities such as Floating Crop
Farming andfish farming (based on selected species).|
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