And announcing our winners for 2009 Since 1997, the Berkeley Pit Education Committee has given awards to area students competing in annual Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fairs who use their projects to explore important topics related to the Berkeley Pit and mine waste cleanup technologies. At the 2009 fair, three East Middle School students received awards for Pit-related projects: […]

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What is pH?

pH is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution. Pure or neutral water has a pH of 7.0. Acids are defined as those solutions that have a pH less than 7; while bases are defined as those solutions that have a pH greater than 7. The pH scale is logarithmic. Unlike linear scales, which have a constant […]

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