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Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Version of section 22 from 2021-12-01 to 2024-04-01:


 The owner or operator of a mine shall submit to the Minister of the Environment, not later than March 31 in each year, a report that shall include

  • (a) the identifying information set out in Part 1 of Schedule 6;

  • (b) the effluent monitoring results for the previous calendar year for each final discharge point, including

    • (i) for test results respecting the prescribed deleterious substances and the pH, the information set out in Part 2 of Schedule 6, and

    • (ii) for each acute lethality test,

      • (A) the date when the sample was collected,

      • (B) the location of the final discharge point from which the sample was collected, and

      • (C) the percentage mortality in 100% effluent test concentration; and

  • (c) the following information regarding non-compliance:

    • (i) if the results of any effluent monitoring tests indicate that the maximum authorized concentrations set out in Schedule 4 were exceeded or that the pH of the effluent is less than 6.0 or greater than 9.5, the causes of that non-compliance and the remedial measures that are planned or that have been implemented, and

    • (ii) if the results of any acute lethality tests indicate that an effluent sample was determined to be acutely lethal, the remedial measures that are planned or that have been implemented.

  • SOR/2006-239, s. 11
  • SOR/2018-99, s. 21
  • SOR/2021-125, s. 7

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