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cold water is corrosive

Cold water is more corrosive and can etch plaster

 Cold water lowers the LSI and makes pool water more…
cloudy pool water

Cloudy Pool Water: Why does it always happen?

 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

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.

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

Understanding Calcium Hardness

 You can find a plethora of information online about…

Who is NSPF, and what do they offer?

NSPF is the leading educator in the aquatics industry Orenda…
pool sand filter refurbish, how to clean a sand filter

Refurbishing a sand filter vs. Doing a sand change

To test the strength of Orenda products, we accepted…
NSF International

NSF International: What it is, and why it’s important

The organization referred to in this article is NSF International,…
ORP light

Understanding ORP: Oxidation Reduction Potential

Have you ever been asked "what is ORP?" For most…