Mill tail

the water which flows from a mill wheel after turning it, or the channel in which the water flows.

See also: Mill

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| Dentons UKMEA LLP, compliance of conditions on previous permission for building of 4/5 storey student accommodation with communal facilities (62 flats/257 student bedrooms), adjacent to Shore Foot Mill Tail Goit, Firth Street, Huddersfield.
The lined drainage channel prevents accumulation of precipitation on the impoundment and the subsequent rise of precipitation through the toxic mill tails.
The scavenger tails form the final mill tails, while the scavenger concentrate is cleaned twice in two banks of three [3.1-m.sup.3] cells, from which the tails are used as bulk flotation feed, joining the concentrate from the lead circuit scavenger cleaner cells.