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CBC interview with Steve Day

Stephen Day
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
First presented: 
CBC North Radio One
Water Management

Allison Devereaux, host of Trail’s End on CBC North Radio One, interviewed Stephen about predicting and minimizing the effects of mining on water quality. At the Yellowknife Geoscience Forum 2014, Stephen gave workshops on predicting metal leaching and acid rock drainage.

Feature Author

Stephen Day

Stephen is an experienced specialist in the development of waste management plans to address acid rock drainage and leaching of mine wastes in general. He has particular expertise in the development of prediction methods for mine planning and modeling of leachate chemistry.  

Stephen's project experience includes numerous new mine developments, operating mines and mine closures in western, northern and central Canada, arctic and temperate regions of the USA, southeast Asia and South America.  For these projects, he has been involved in waste characterization, selection of control and prevention technologies, and predictions of drainage quality for input into water quality impact assessments and selection of water treatment approaches.  His clients include mining companies, Canadian provincial and federal government departments, and US state departments.


Corporate Consultant, Geochemistry
MSc Geochemistry, BSc Geology, PGeo
SRK Vancouver
SRK North America