Alkalinity and OLI

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What does OLI mean when it discusses Alkalinity? Alkalinity is a frequently measured and reported quality of many waters. Stumm and Morgan define alkalinity as:

“Acidimetric or alkalimetric titrations of carbonate-bearing water to the appropriate end points represent operations procedures for determining alkalinity and acidity, that is, the equivalent sum of the bases that are titratable with strong acid and the equivalent sum of the acids that are titratable with strong base. Alkalinity and acidity are then the capacity factors that represent, respectively, the acid- and base-neutralizing capacities … of an aqueous system. For solutions that contain no protolysis system other than that of aqueous carbonate, alkalinity is a measure of the quantity of strong acid per liter required to attain a pH equal to that of a total concentration (molar) solution of H2CO3. Alternatively, acidity is a measure of the quantity per liter of strong base required to attain a pH equal to that of a total concentration (molar) solution of Na2CO3”