Some articles on spoil piles, piles:
... (percolation) of poor-quality mine water and increased infiltration of precipitation on spoil piles ... may result in Increased runoff of poor-quality water and erosion from spoil piles Recharge of poor-quality water to shallow groundwater aquifers Poor-quality water flow to nearby ... Also waste piles and coal storage piles can yield sediment to streams ...
Famous quotes containing the words piles and/or spoil:
“No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.”
—Ellen Glasgow (18741945)
“Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our
vines have tender grapes.”
—Bible: Hebrew The Song of Solomon (l. II, 15)