water corrosivity

water corrosivity

Korrodierende Wirkung von Wasser corrosividad del agua agressivité de l´eau

Definition

Complex series of reactions between the water and metal surfaces and materials in which the water is stored or transported. The corrosion process is an oxidation/reduction reaction that returns refined or processed metal to their more stable ore state. With respect to the corrosion potential of drinking water, the primary concerns include the potential presence of toxic metals , such as lead and copper.

Broader terms

Water Chemistry