Sodium Carbonate

Sodium carbonate (also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals), Na2CO3, is a sodium salt of carbonic acid.


Sodium carbonate has several local government related uses including:

  • as an additive in municipal pools used to neutralize the corrosive effects of chlorine and raise pH;
  • for pH correction at small water treatment plants.

External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. IPWEA Soda Ash Handling Discussion
  3. Google Search
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