CaCO3 neutralization of acidified surface waters ( Adirondack Region, New York State).

C. T. Driscoll, J. R. White, G. C. Schafran, J. D. Rendall

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Abstract

Calcium carbonate was utilized to neutralize an acidic lake and stream in the Adirondack Region of New York state. Theoretical caculations based on aqueous base neutralizing capacity underestimated the CaCO3 dose required to achieve lake neutralization (pH 6.5) for a year. It would appear that lake sediments have a profound influence on base dose requirements. - from ASCE Publications Abstracts

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1128-1145
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of the Environmental Engineering Division - ASCE
Volume108
Issue numberEE6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Science(all)

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