Meliadine Water Management

The process aims to provide a clear and concise description of each projects linked to the water management at Meliadine.

2019

May
2020

May to october
2020

Current Water Management

CURRENT SURFACE CONTACT WATER

CURRENT SALINE WATER DISCHARGE PROCESS

Proposed Water Management

ADVANTAGES

Reduce Noise, reduce traffic, no more discharge in Meliadine Lake, etc.

Agnico Eagle has discharged water into Meliadine Lake for a long time.  The Emergency amendment is a temporary measure to manage the increased level of TDS in the containment pond.  To prevent another emergency amendment, Agnico Eagle is proposing a permanent amendment.