ECUADOR TAILINGS DISCHARGE POLLUTES THE CALERA RIVER WATERS - IN PERU THE CONSEQUENCES ARE SUFFERING
Updated: May 22
For decades the waters of the Calera River and the Yellow River have been contaminated due to the discharge of tailings that come from the mining exploitation of Zaruma and Portovelo.
Research reveals high concentrations of heavy metals in their waters, which have extinguished life in these two tributaries.
This pollution measures no borders and is causing affectations even on the Peruvian side. What does contamination of Puyango Transboundary River respond to?
Introducing it to you in this new installment of In Perspective, a ZU Canal research program.
"Profit proudly with sustainably reclaimed tailings gold; a globally wasted commodity"
Bruce A. Cosgrove, B.Sc., M.Sc., (Solution Chemistry) Pres./C.E.O