Geotube® Lagoon Dewatering in El Mochito, Honduras

Mining | DATE POSTED: April 26, 2016

The El Mochatino mine, Honduras, runs a contaminated tailings lagoon at risk every wet season to landslides. To prevent displacement of the contaminated lagoon by landslides, Geotube® units filled to a weight of 3000 metric tons using local mine material were stacked to act as a dam.