Learn about the different types of contaminants that might put your family at risk.
- laminar flow
- The form of flow of a fluid in which the flow paths are in smooth, parallel lines with essentially no mixing and no turbulence.
- The common name for calcium oxide (CaO); hydrated lime is calcium hydroxide, Ca(OH)2.
- lime scale
- Hard water scale containing a high percentage of calcium carbonate.
- A sedimentary rock, largely calcium carbonate (CaCO3), usually containing significant amounts of magnesium carbonate. The calcite grade is used in filtration and for pH modification.