Adjusting the pH up in wastewater can be tricky. Ofter people want to use sodium hydroxide or caustic as it works very fast to increase pH and is low cost. The biggest problems with caustic are:
Erik Rumbaugh has been involved in biological waste treatment for over 20 years. He has worked with industrial and municipal wastewater facilities to ensure optimal performance of their treatment systems. He is a founder of Aster Bio (www.asterbio.com) specializing in biological waste treatment.
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