How can mining cause water pollution? | Socratic
Dec 17, 2016· See answer below First of all, when you are saying mining, you could be talking about many different things. What substances are you mining. If you are mining oil, the oil is stuck in the tar sands. Lots of clean water is being used to estract the oils from the sand. The sand might also be dumped in the waters also causing more damage to the water that we have.