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Lime deposited in water supply systems - based on 170 mg/liter
dissolved calcium and magnesium (hard water) :
Lime deposits increase with temperature due to less calcium carbonate solubility at higher temperatures.
Example - Deposits from Consumption of Hard Water
The deposits from hard water with
170 mg dissolved calcium and magnesium per liter, temperature 60 and water consumption oC 2000 m - can from the diagram above be estimated to aprox. 3/year
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