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Pool Water Chemistry and Sanitizers (74)

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Chemical feeding with Hayward's CAT 2000

Hi to everyone,First of all, thanx for accepting me in your community and congratulations for the work you do helping and sharing knowledge…

Started by Hector Rubilar

1 Sep 27, 2014
Reply by Scott Heusser

Crystal Coat

Guardex made a product called Crystal Coat a number of years ago.  Of course when I want to try something, they don't make/sell it any long…

Started by Scott Heusser

0 May 13, 2014

CYA and effects on ORP

Read something the other day that said CYA greater than 30 ppm renders ORP readings nearly useless, and it got me to wondering.  We watch O…

Started by Bruce Wettstein

13 Apr 1, 2014
Reply by Clemente Rivera

We need your help to protect your swimming community today & into the future

Mick Nelson, USA Swimming takes a position on an important topic; which will also be discussed this October at the World Aqu…

Started by Laurie Batter

0 Sep 30, 2013

Question about chlorine and CYA

I am starting a new pool service and have been studying for about 6 months now, currently working on my CPO. One thing I am confused about…

Started by Steve Phipps

3 May 15, 2013
Reply by Richard A. Falk

Mycobacterium abscessus

Recently had an outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus which was traced to a local YMCA pool.  This is a RWI I have not heard of, looking for…

Started by Scott Heusser

0 May 15, 2013

Foam-like in Pool

  After adding citric acid to a pool the pool surface became cover with sort of foam. I’m guessing that it may be related to chemical react…

Started by Victor Q

5 Mar 5, 2013
Reply by Aaron Heiss

UV and THM's

I was reading that several European countries have banned the use of UV due to increased Trihalomethane production in pools that utilized U…

Started by Scott Heusser

12 Jan 9, 2013
Reply by Richard A. Falk

Suggested CYA levels

I have a question:  If we put CYA in pools to protect chlorine from degradation, and suggest levels of 30-50 ppm in a "regular" chlorinated…

Started by Bruce Wettstein

18 Aug 29, 2012
Reply by Mark H. Caldwell

Ionizer Generator Has anyone ever heard of the Go Chemless company? I've read some other discussions here about ionizers, but non like…

Started by Jason Shepard

5 Mar 27, 2012
Reply by Jason Shepard


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