Water Treatment Glossary
ACID A chemical compound whose aqueous solution turns blue litmus paper red, reacts with and dissolves certain metals to form salts, and reacts with bases to produce salts and water. They are capable of transferring a hydrogen ion (proton) in solution. ACUTE Describes a severe and often dangerous condition in which relatively rapid changes occur. […]
What is corrosion?
The above figure shows a typical corrosion cell for iron and its chemical reactions. Corrosion is a natural process that is thermodynamically preferable for the metal concerned as it attempts to return from a high energy state (manufactured metals required a large amount of energy create them) to a low energy natural state i.e. the […]
What are Langelier Saturation Index and Ryznar Stability Index?
Want to know how to calculate LSI or RSI then check out this article, or you can download a calculator to do it for you.