Describe soda lime process to soften the water

Asked by  | 21st Mar, 2008, 03:31: PM

Expert Answer:

Temperary hardness of water is due to Bi Carbonates of Ca & Mg which is converted to Carbonates by adding calculated amount of  soda lime . Carbonates are insoluble in water which can be filtered.

Ca(HCO3)2 + Ca(OH)2 -----------> 2CaCO3 + 2H2O

Answered by  | 17th Apr, 2008, 08:25: AM

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