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Pool Water Chemistry and Sanitizers (74)

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The Effect of Phosphates on Salt Generators

Trying to find out information on how phosphates effect the operation of salt generators? We are having problems with a salt generator that…

Started by Robert Morgan

3 Mar 26, 2012
Reply by Richard A. Falk

Floatron-Anybody know anything about this?

I saw this in a customers pool the other day.  I'm not a fan of adding metal to water, but would like to learn a bit more about this.  Does…

Started by Bruce Wettstein

4 Mar 3, 2012
Reply by Norman Tyree

Pool Chemistry Startups

At a new plaster pool startup, are there service techs that have tested the tap water (that was used to fill the pool) and compared those r…

Started by Kim Skinner

24 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by Kim Skinner

What is High Capacity Chlorination?

Hi:   I just wanted to introduce you all to a new concept in Water Quality.   In this time of “Chloramine Consciousness”, there is a growin…

Started by Clemente Rivera

49 Jan 10, 2012
Reply by Richard A. Falk

Natural Pools

There is an emerging trend of natural pools in Australia. A natural pool is a pool that is free of chemicals and relies on an artificial fr…

Started by Bryan Goh

9 Aug 29, 2011
Reply by Scott Tarr

Biofilm or some type of growth inside laterals of sand filter

Hey guys,Have you ever seen this? This was in an indoor 24000 gal hotel pool on bromine. No windows. The pic is a yellowish slime/popcorn t…

Started by Al Neumann

1 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Ron Parrs

Hydrogen Peroxide as a sanitizer and disifectant

  I have been researching about free-chlorine systems for swimming pools and spa and found that Hydrogen Peroxide has been recommended as a…

Started by Victor Q

1 Jun 23, 2011
Reply by Richard A. Falk

Water Treatment Options During Exceptional Drought

In Texas we are currently experiencing another "exceptional" drought. It is common to find pools that are over stabilized, especially vinyl…

Started by Bruce Hudson

1 Jun 7, 2011
Reply by Bruce Wettstein

High Levels of Combined

I am having customers coming in with high levels of Combined.  I treated one customer, 30,000 Free was .66 and total was about 6.5, ph was…

Started by Chris Cavanaugh

9 Apr 27, 2011
Reply by Richard A. Falk

Raw water fill. No CYA and no chlorine

I have a customer who drained and filled his 30k pool with well water. I have started the tablet feeder and added 5 gallons of acid along w…

Started by Bud Brinkley

1 Apr 25, 2011
Reply by Lester Eric Brehm


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