Ammonia/Water pH relationship

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If I have 100,000 litres of water at a pH of 8. How much NH3 at a concentration of 25%, pH >13 would I require to bring total pH to 9 or greater. An approximate figure would suffice if anyone can help.

Thanks in advance.
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We need to know what is in the water and its concentration that is keeping the pH at 8. Is it buffered at pH 8, for example?
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Jan31-13, 02:03 PM
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Thanks for the reply.

It's just a reservoir of storm water. The pH before hand might have been 7 or 7.5, I'm just wondering how much ammonia it would take to raise the pH of 100,000 litres by 1. Either from 7 - 8 or 7.5 - 8.5 Hopefully this is enough information but if you require more I'll do my best and thanks again.

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