Blog

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!

filter channeling

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

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

How to use the Orenda App: Dosing Calculator + LSI

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 Need an accurate pool chemistry Dosing Calculator?…
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…
cloudy pool water

Cloudy Pool Water: Why does it always happen?

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 Cloudy pool water is normal, but avoidable Like many…
urine in swimming pools

Change we can relieve in - A more practical way to address urine in pools

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This article about urine in swimming pools was originally…
test fill water, tap water, tap water chemistry, pool chemistry, orenda pool, orenda chemicals
pool plaster

I knew nothing about pool plaster. So I went to the NPC Show.

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 I had no idea how much science is involved in the pool…