publication . Article . 2016

Assessment of scale formation and corrosion of drinking water supplies in Ilam city (Iran)

Zabihollah Yousefi; Farzad Kazemi; Reza Ali Mohammadpour;
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  • Published: 01 May 2016 Journal: Environmental Health Engineering and Management, volume 3, issue 2, pages 75-80 (issn: 2423-3765, eissn: 2423-4311, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Kerman University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Background: Scaling and corrosion are the two most important indexes in water quality evaluation. Pollutants are released in water due to corrosion of pipelines. The aim of this study is to assess the scale formation and corrosion of drinking water supplies in Ilam city (Iran). Methods: This research is a descriptive and cross-sectional study which is based on the 20 drinking water sources in Ilam city. Experiments were carried out in accordance with the Water and Wastewater Co. standard methods for water and wastewater experiment. The data were analyzed by using Microsoft Excel and GraphPad Prism 5. The results were compared with national and international stan...
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free text keywords: Corrosion, Scale formation, Water resources, Ilam, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350
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