Mine Water and the Environment

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 233–235 | Cite as

Wood: Diasters and Minewater (Book Review)

  • Christian Wolkersdorfer
IMWA Insights

“Disasters and Mine water” is a new book by Harvey Wood recently published by IWA Publishing: Wood H (2012) Disasters and Mine Water—good practice and prevention. IWA Publishing, UK, ISBN 978-1-7804-0006-8, approximately $142 (US). This hardbound book consists of 127 pages and is divided into 19 chapters, some of which are only two or three pages long. There are six figures in the treatment chapter and one in the tailings dam chapter, though none of them are numbered or referred to in the text.

I was excited when I first heard that a book about disasters and mine water was to be published because I thought it would nicely add to the existing papers and books about disasters published in Mine Water and the Environmentand elsewhere. The subtitle, “Good Practice and Prevention,” indicated that the book would be a useful source of information for colleagues involved in mine planning and consulting. Yet—to say it upfront—none of my expectations and very few of the claims on the back cover...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Mine Water AssociationWendelsteinGermany

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