Taming the Berkeley Pit

News & Updates on the Berkeley Pit


 The Taming of the Berkeley Pit by Dick Maney documents the construction of the Polishing Plant that was designed to filter mine water to a point that it could be safely discharged into Silver Bow Creek. The process, the construction, and the reasons for the Polishing Plant are explained in detail by the builders involved. The film reveals that by any standard this was a very large and complex undertaking.