Why does the RO permeate pH rise when the water passes through a degasifier? Does that higher pH really stabilize the RO permeate to help prevent corrosion in the distribution system?

Bicarbonate is in equilibrium with carbonic acid, and carbonic acid is in equilibrium with carbon dioxide. [1]  HCO3– ⇔ CO32- + H+ [2]  H2CO3 ⇔ HCO3– + H+ [3]  CO2 (aq) + H2O ⇔ H2CO3 [4]  CO2 (g) ⇔ CO2 (aq) When RO permeate passes through a degasifier, the carbon dioxide gas is displaced by oxygen

Why does the RO permeate pH rise when the water passes through a degasifier? Does that higher pH really stabilize the RO permeate to help prevent corrosion in the distribution system?

Bicarbonate is in equilibrium with carbonic acid, and carbonic acid is in equilibrium with carbon dioxide. [1]  HCO3– ⇔ CO32- + H+ [2]  H2CO3 ⇔ HCO3– + H+ [3]  CO2 (aq) + H2O ó H2CO3 [4]  CO2 (g) ⇔ CO2 (aq) When RO permeate passes through a degasifier, the carbon dioxide gas is displaced by

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Proton compares closed-circuit versus conventional RO

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