Course Description

The provincial Parent Organizations of contaminated sites professionals mandate that their members integrate climate change into their projects.  Guidance is available for future predictions of climate change indicators such as sea level elevation, stream flow, precipitation, air temperature, stream temperature and others.  These variables must be incorporated into conceptual site models for contaminated sites.  At the project site, the water table elevation and overall water balance are influenced by sea level, stream flow and precipitation.  The presentation will describe how these indicators have been incorporated into the CSM.    

John Balfour

John is a Professional Engineer specializing in hydrogeology.  He has been practicing in the fields of contaminated sites, mining and water resources for about 35 years, mostly in BC, Yukon and Northwest Territories.  At the site of the former Britannia Mine, the subject of today’s presentation, he has been involved in developing a municipal well water supply, contaminated sites investigations and developing a remediation plan on a coastal alluvial fan aquifer since 2004.

Course curriculum

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    Britannia Mine Site development - accounting for Climate Change

    • Discussion

    • Gpro Talks - Britannia Mines