21 Water Quality Parameters 13

21 Water Quality Parameters 13 - pH pH(hydrogen H ion...

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pH (hydrogen) H + ion Ions are stable forms of elements that result from gaining or losing electrons in chemical reactions Cations have lost electrons and are positively charged Anions have gained electrons and are negatively charged H + , Na + , K + , Ca 2+ , NH 4 + , Mg +2 Cl , F , NO , CO , SO Elements have equal numbers of protons (+) and electrons (-)
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pH is based on the abundance of hydrogen ions in water When elemental hydrogen loses its electron
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course SWS 2007 taught by Professor bonczek during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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