What is the chemical makeup of rain water?

Answer Rain is a common occurrence. Rain is necessary for plant growth, hydration and the continuation of the water cycles. Rain is mostly water, however, there are some other chemicals that can be found ... Read More »

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What is the chemical formula for acid rain?

Three main dissolved oxides contribute to rain's acidity. Carbon dioxide (CO2) dissolves in water into carbonic acid, H2CO3. Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) dissolves into nitric acid (HNO3). Sulphur dioxid... Read More »

Is it safe to use rain barrel water to water vegetables?

According to the University of Wisconsin Extension, it is not safe to use water from rain barrels on vegetables. Chemicals and microorganisms, such as fungi and bacteria, may leach into the water.R... Read More »

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Can we change rain water to drinking water?

Rainwater can be collected and used as drinking water with minimal effort. In some instances rainwater may be used as drinking water with no changes at all, though caution should be exercised. Rain... Read More »