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Our blog is a collection of stories, research, and other info you may find useful. In the world of water treatment, there are tons of resources out there, so we hope to help you filter out some of the noise. Have a question we didn’t answer? Let us know!

orenda enzymes, how enzymes work, pool enzymes, enzyme water cleaner, cv600, cv700

How Orenda enzymes actually work

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How Orenda enzymes actually work Orenda enzymes CV-600 and CV-700…
pool turned green from copper

Pool turned green from copper and a chlorine shock

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It turned green from copper, not algae. Who would've thought? Brand…
phosphates affect chlorine, phosphates vs. chlorine

Phosphates affect chlorine efficiency

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Phosphates affect chlorine efficiency, and this article will…
calcium hydroxide ≠ carbonate scale

Calcium Scale ≠ Calcium Hydroxide crystals

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Have you ever encountered the problem of "calcium scale that…
filter channeling

Pool filter channeling - causes, symptoms, and how to fix it

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Filter Channeling is a problem Seasoned pool operators know…
dosing calculator app

How to use the Orenda App: Dosing Calculator + LSI

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Need an accurate pool chemistry Dosing Calculator? Yes, there's…
MCAC warmup pool, overloaded

Warmup Pool Overloaded: How enzymes handled 850 swimmers

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The following is a true story, exactly the way I remember…
chlorine alternatives, bromine, shock

Pool sanitizers, Part 2: Chlorine alternatives

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Pool Sanitizers, continued...Chlorine alternatives In part 1,…
pool sanitizer chlorine, types of chlorine

Different types of pool sanitizer, Part 1: Chlorine

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A good pool sanitizer is essential to a healthy, safe swimming…
cold water is corrosive

Cold water is more corrosive and can etch plaster

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Cold water lowers the LSI and makes pool water more corrosive Remember…