Corrosion and Scaling Potential in Drinking Water Distribution System of Tabriz, Northwestern Iran

Hassan Taghipour, Mohammad Shakerkhatibi, Mojtaba Pourakbar & Mehdi Belvasi
Background: This paper discusses the corrosion and scaling potential of Tabriz drinking water distribution system in Northwest of Iran. Internal corrosion of piping is a serious problem in drinking water industry. Corrosive water can cause intrusion of heavy metals especially lead in to water, therefore effecting public health. The aim of this study was to determine corrosion and scaling potential in potable water distribution system of Tabriz during the spring and summer in 2011. Methods:...