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Northeast Laboratories, Inc.

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Potable Water

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Locations
Berlin Office
129 Mill Street, Suite 11
Berlin, CT 06037
CT 860.828.9787 or 800.826.0105
outside CT 800.654.1230
fax 860.829.1050
Contact the Berlin Office

Environmental: Corrosivity

  • Langeliers Index
  • Corrosion Coefficient
Langelier Index also referred to, as the corrosion or saturation index will help to explain the acidity of water.

Acid water contributes to a leading of trace amounts of lead, iron & copper from metal plumbing. This results in corrosion problems and stains with copper plumbing, or reddish stains with galvanized iron plumbing.

For acid water, the pH number describes the degree of acidity. As the pH number decreases, the degree of acidity increases a pH of 7 is neutral, above 7 is alkaline.

Please note: Additional testing available on request.