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If you have well water how do you get the free chlorine level down and get the rust color out of your swimming pool?
Add cyanuric acid to the correct level of 50ppm. Check with a pool store locally for a rust removing chemical.
To get rid of the iron use a chemical called "susupend" it works great!
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Can algaecide interact with chlorine thereby reducing the level of free chlorine in a swimming pool?
Answer . \nyes, the algae feeds on the chlorine.. must get rid of algae, then bring up chlorine level
Answer . Add more liquid (12% or at minimum 10% strength) chlorine.
Answer . \nput more water with soap and rinse
LOWERING FREE CHLORINE LEVEL . To give you an accurate answer, it's important to know how many gallons are in the pool, how high is your Free Available Chlorine (FAC), and …what is your Combined Chlorine Reading. Is pool enclosed and protected from sun etc? Is your chlorine generator working properly? You could simply shut down the generator and test your pool everyday at the same time. Keep records of pH, Free Chlorine, Combined Chlorine, Alkalinity, etc. It's important that you maintain a proper pH at ALL TIMES.
There are chlorine free pools. They usually contain salt water orbromine.
As long the pool is sanitized in other ways. There are several other ways a pool can be safe and not use chlorine.
It could very well be damaging to your health. To add a reason because that alone is not ever so helpful... :-) Damaging because too little chlorine could well allow harmfu…l bacteria to multiply. It's not the low Cl level itself that's the problem, but the loss of disinfecting action.
It will go down on it's own or use sodium thiosulfate (sp)
\nTime. It all depends on how much chlorine was in it. If you shock a pool (high amounts of chlorine), it is ready to swim in by two days later.
The half life of chlorine is one hour. If it is 30ppm at 10am. It will be 15ppm at 11am. Then 7.5ppm at 12pm. But at 1pm it will level off at the ppm that is adequetly protect…ed by stabilizer(cyanuric acid). 40ppm of stabilizer protects 6ppm of chlorine. So, if you have 40ppm of stabilizer in pooll, you will have 6ppm of chlorine at 1pm. Now to lower chlorine you will either drain poolwater or add 8 oz. of ammonia a day until desired chlorine level. BE CAREFUL!!! ammonia eats up stabilizer, sodium bicarb, and chlorine. Only add correct amount!!!!
Our state health department allows chlorine levels of 1.0-7 ppm. Most operators keep pools at 2-3 ppm.
The chlorine level will drop naturally over a few days, the sun will use it up and the levels will drop. If the weather is cloudy it's slower to come down. There's no easy way… if your pool is over chlorinated, just be patient. The only other way to bring the level down is to 'waste' some water, but unless you have an urgent need to use the pool and the levels are too high for swimming this is not recommended. If you don't have time to wait, and don't want to "waste" water you can add sodium thiosulfate. I use Thio-Trine follow instructions and wait one-two hours then retest your water.
Chlorine is a disinfectant that kills microorganisms in pool water st oping swimmers from getting sick
none saline is supposed to keep it crystal clear and sanitary because salt water is inhospitable to bacteria and algae
chlorine in a swimming pool that is free.
There is 3 measurements of chlorine in a pool or spa. Total chlorine, combined chlorine, and free available chlorine. Free available chlorine is the good chlorine that is acti…ve in the pool killings germs and algae. Combined chlorine is chlorine is basically chlorine that was once active but has killed germs or bacteria and is now inactive in the pool. Total chlorine is free available and combined chlorine added together. If your combined chlorine is higher than free available chlorine then the water needs to be shocked to eliminate the combined chlorine. But be careful here. If you don't reach what's called break point you will only add to the combined chlorine. There are products on the market which will only remove combined chlorine without effecting your free available chlorine if you are unsure about reaching breakpoint. Hope this helps.