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Water Quality                                 


For the most part aggregate pits and quarries use closed loop water systems where water is kept in ponds and reused.  The main use for water is washing the aggregate (sand, stone), dust reduction, and washing equipment. 


Quarries and pits also pump water if the aggregate is sourced below the water table.


As a result, problems can occur to the local water table or discharge streams.





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Disclaimer: This information has been compiled through private amateur research for the purpose of allowing the reader to make an informed and educated decision.  However, while the information is believed to be reliable, accuracy cannot be guaranteed.