Prediction of acidity in streams affected by mine drainage

Daeryong Park, Byungtae Park, Justin J. Mendinsky, Benjaphon Paksuchon, Ratda Suhataikul, Brian A. Dempsey

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Abstract

Prediction of total acidity can be used in lieu of measured acidity and for quality assurance purposes. In order to test the accuracy of the prediction methods, we compared the measured hot peroxide acidity values (E1) by three methods (E2, E3, and E4) of predicting total acidity. This study showed that improved prediction of total acidity can be achieved by considering the effects of pH on aluminum hydrolysis and sulfate speciation with respect to water quality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1143-1145
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume42
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

Keywords

  • ISWS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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