Supernatant Pond

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Supernatant Pond

The Supernatant Pond defines the interface between the sub-aerial and sub-aqueous beaches.

Complex Profile (Sub-aerial - Sub-aqueous)

Rift TD provides three Pond Control Options:

Freeboard:

oRift TD calculates the pond elevation using a user defined freeboard and the deposition elevation.

oYou can set the minimum, maximum or average deposition elevation as the control.

Defined Elevation:

oRift TD calculates the pond elevation using the deposition elevation.

oYou set the pond elevation for a specified deposition elevation.

oYou can set the minimum, maximum or average deposition elevation as the control.

Defined Volume:

oRift TD calculates the pond elevation iteratively based on the cumulative deposition tonnage.

oYou specify the pond volume as a function of the cumulative tonnage.

oYou can relate the pond elevation to time/date using the material throughput (tonnage).