Category Archives: Swimming pool water

Swimming pool filter system

Swimming pool filter system is used to removes dust, dirt, debris and other particulates from the water. These contaminants come into the pool water through the environment, chemicals or carried by the swimmers. The wind blows the dust, leaves, chemical wastes, pollen, spores, bacteria etc. into the water. On the other hand swimmers carry sweat, suntan oils, urine, bacteria, viruses, etc. to Read more

Swimming pool chlorine stabilizer

Cyanuric acid used as a swimming pool chlorine stabilizer. The Chlorine sanitizes the pool water and keeps the water clean and safe for the swimmers. In presence of sun light and high temperatures it is very unstable; it breaks down into inactive components and losses its effectiveness. Therefore to maintain the chlorine level for water disinfection, we have to add more amount of chlorine. It Read more

Problems of iron and copper in pool water

The presence of metal such as manganese, iron and copper in pool water can lead to discolor the water when chlorine or any other oxidizer is added. It does not affect on the clarity of the water too much. Magnesium and manganese can also increase the hardness of the water. The metal may enter in pool water through by chemicals, pool equipment and plumbing or poles, toys, and tools that are fall Read more

Total dissolved solids in pool water

Generally the total dissolved solids in pool water are always rising. TDS is the measure of the total amount of the soluble substances that are dissolved in the water. The including soluble substances are calcium, manganese, sodium, copper, iron, other trace metals, chlorides, sulfates, rubber ducks, swimmer waste, every bit of dissolved dust, pollen, total alkalinity, conditioner, and all Read more

Swimming pool pH balance – maintaining pool water pH level

The swimming pool pH level is one of the most significant factors in pool water balance. The pH is the determination of the acidity or alkalinity of the water. pH means hydrogen ions molar concentration in a solution. It is calculated by the formula –log[H+]. The pH level is measured from 0 to 14, whereas pH 7.0 is neutral. When the pH is below 7.0 then it is called acidic. Conversely, Read more

Pool calcium hardness increaser and reducer

The total mineral that contains in the pool water such as calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese and sodium are responsible for Total hardness. On the other hand, pool calcium hardness means the amount of calcium ions concentration in water express as CaCO3. Both high and low levels of calcium hardness create problems in swimming pool. The perfect level of calcium hardness in pool water is 150-350 Read more

Chloramines in swimming pools – remove chloramine from water

Chloramines in swimming pools are the effect of inadequate free chlorine. It is also called combined chlorine. Normally it produces strong odor of chlorine around the swimming pool and the pool water. Chloramine loses to a great extent of chlorine’s disinfect power. It is about 70 times less effective than free chorine. The maximum acceptable level of chloramines is less than 0.5 mg/l. Read more

Types of pool chlorine – choose best one for pool water

Chlorine is a sanitizing chemical of water. It helps to keep pool water clean, as well as reducing and preventing algae growth and other unwanted water troubles. There are several types of pool chlorine such as gaseous, liquid chlorine, tablet chlorine, granular chlorine and powdered chlorine. You can discover here about the different types of pool chlorine to keep your pool water clean and Read more

How to lower chlorine in pool water

During swimming pool maintenance, very often it is need to add chlorine. Sometimes the chlorine level becomes too much high. Therefore, it is need to lower swimming pool water chlorine level. Before, discussing “how to lower pool chlorine?” we discuss about why is chlorine used in pools water, how does chlorine work and dangers of chlorine. Table of Contents: Why is chlorine used in Read more

How to prevent algae problem in swimming pool water

The most common question from swimming pool owners are that “how to prevent algae in pool water”. Reason, it is observable and looks ugly. Algae are single-celled organisms that grow quickly in the right conditions. Algae’s are microscopic size; hence they are invisible at naked eye, but visible when they are accumulated. Here we discuss about the different types of swimming pool algae Read more