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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!

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The Difference between Total Alkalinity and Carbonate Alkalinity

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en españolThe LSI requires knowing the carbonate alkalinity…
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How Orenda enzymes actually work

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 How Orenda enzymes actually work Orenda enzymes CV-600…
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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…
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Calcium Scale ≠ Underwater Calcium Crystals

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NOTE: This article has been revised from its original version,…
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Pool filter channeling - causes, symptoms, and how to fix it

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Filter Channeling is a problem Seasoned pool operators…
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How to use the Orenda App: Dosing Calculator + LSI

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 Need an accurate pool chemistry Dosing Calculator?…
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Warmup Pool Overloaded: How enzymes handled 850 swimmers

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The following is a true story, exactly the way I remember…
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Pool sanitizers, Part 2: Chlorine alternatives

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Pool Sanitizers, continued...Chlorine alternatives In part 1,…
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Different types of pool sanitizer, Part 1: Chlorine

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