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Old 11-14-2012, 04:24 AM   #2402
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Originally Posted by UCSF2012 View Post
SoStupid. You shoulda used Drain-O. Acids eat up the pipes. Bases don't destroy the pipes.
Technically, you want to keep the water within a certain Langlier Saturation Index to minimize pipe corrosion. So you don't want it too acidic or basic and with sufficient alkalinity provide to provide a nice protective coating of calcium carbonate.
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