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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!

hydrogen peroxide caused green pool water

Conflicting Chemicals: Hydrogen Peroxide in the #RioOlympics diving pool

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This article is a follow-up to our last article about the Rio…
pool water turned green

Why the #RioOlympics diving pool turned green overnight

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The Olympic diving pool turned green overnightIt's the 2016…
pool algae no phosphates

Green pool, full of algae, but no phosphates?!

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Have you ever had a pool with algae, but no phosphates?It…
stalactite carbonate scale

Carbonate Scale: the hardened truth

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Carbonate Scale. The unwelcome buildup of hardened minerals can…
blue saltwater pool

Saltwater: Myths, Pros & Cons

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Given the growing popularity of saltwater systems in residential…
backwashing pool sand filters

Backwashing sand filters

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A stunning number of pool operators ask about backwashing. Of…
chloramine pool test kit

Chloramines, and how to control them

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Chloramines are the topic of much conversation in aquatics nowadays.…
pool enzymes

Enzymes. Why treat your water with them?

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Enzymes. You may have heard of them being used to treat pool…
clean pool water

Why I value clean water

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I have spent a good chunk of my life in the water as a swimmer.…
phosphates in pool water

Phosphates in pool water

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https://vimeo.com/216576792Anyone ever tell you about phosphates…