Since the Berkeley Pit was designated as a Superfund site in the 1980s, things have gone largely as expected. In one instance the site remedy has proceeded at a faster pace than mandated in the 1994 Record of Decision (or ROD, available in its entirety here). The ROD called for the water treatment plant for the Pit to be designed […]

Read More...

Water from the Horseshoe Bend drainage is diverted before reaching the Pit and treated in the Horseshoe Bend Water Treatment Plant for use in mining operations. In 2012, the plant treated about 5 million gallons of water per day. Sludge from the treatment process was returned to the Pit at a rate of 491,000 gallons per day. No water or […]

Read More...

Watch Full Movie Be Afraid(2017), Free Download Full Movie Be Afraid (2017) Online , Be Afraid(2017) English Subtitles , Free Streaming Movie Be Afraid (2017). Watch movie online Be Afraid(2017) Free Online Streaming and Download HD Quality Quality: HDTitle : Be AfraidRelease : 2017-04-01.Language : English.Runtime : 99 min.Genre : Thriller, Science Fiction.Stars : Brian Krause, Kevin Grevioux, Louis Herthum, […]

Read More...

Could the Berkeley Pit ever overflow?

The Berkeley Pit will never overflow. In 1994 the EPA established the Critical Water Level (the maximum level the water will be allowed to reach) at 5,410 feet above sea level, which is one hundred feet below the rim. Water levels are regularly monitored at the Pit, in historic underground mines, and in wells surrounding the Pit. Failure to keep […]

Read More...

The plant treats about 3.4 million gallons of water per day. This water currently comes from the Horseshoe Bend drainage. Treated water is used in Montana Resources mining operations. Sludge from the treatment process is returned to the Pit at a rate of 250,000 gallons per day. No water or waste leaves the Berkeley Pit or mine site.

Read More...