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What causes white foam on the surface of a swimming pool?
White Foam Answer I have found that the use of so-called waterproof sunblock lotions cause a white sludgy foamy texture on the surface of my pool. I was using 45 SPF No-Ad WaterProof Lotion and it came right off - even after applying 45 minutes before. I switched to Banana Boat 35 SPF waterproof and sweat-proof and the white stuff disappeared. That could be one solution. Good luck. And possibly overuse of a certain type of algaecide.
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When I turn on my salt generator in my swimming pool it looks like a cloud shooting out of the returns foam is then on top of the pool if the generator is not on the foam clears why?
Foamy water can sometimes be an indication of too high pH !. Remember to check both the pH AND the Total Alkalinity. It may also be that scale has built up on your generator… cell. Turn off the system, remove the cell by undoing the Unions at each end, and clean the cell according to manufacturers instructions. Check the salt level also. If too high, lower the water level and add fresh water to reduce the salt %. Good Luck Greg M Simmons C.P.O. firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, it can, especially if the pool is cool and you are on diuretics already. If this is the case, make sure you drink water at least once every half an hour when swimming, to… avoid dehydration. Also, keep in mind that immersion in water does not replace the need to drink water!
A beach ball full of air can be compared to aballoon full of helium. The overall weight of the beach ball with the air in it is less then that of the water. Water is able to m…ove to one side so if you submerge the beach ball and let go of it the the water will move aside and under it because it is heavier. A balloon full of helium will do the same in air until it is lighter then the air underneath, but heavier then that above it.
Yes, there is an outdoor pool. The indoor pool is still intact, however, it is no longer used. The room was converted to the press room. Yes, there is an outdoor po…ol. The indoor pool is still intact, however, it is no longer used. The room was converted to the press room.
No, but it could cause similar appearing skin irritations.
Yes there is Its in the press briefing room
There are 2 pools in the white house
Yes it does
President Kenedy. The indoor pool was built by FDR in 1933. He had polio and it was therapeutic to do his exercises in a heated pool.
To remove foam from a pool, purchase a defoamer from a pool supply company. It is helpful to know the size of your pool in gallons in order to determine the proper dose. Then,… follow the directions on the packaging of defoamer. In the case of foam from vandalism (such as intentionally pouring laundry or dish soap in a pool, spa or fountain) multiple doses may be needed. In the case of a spa, it may be simpler to drain and fill the spa than to treat the foam. To prevent foam in pools, do not use soaps for pool cleaning (tile, decking, etc.) and ask bathers to shower prior to entering the pool to remove soaps and oils from the skin.
Yes, if there is a lot of it floating on the surface. Take a look at a ditch or shallow pond anytime from midsummer to fall; sometimes the entire surface will be covered with… a green slimy layer of algae up to an inch thick.
There is air in your water supply. It shows as bubbles in the faucet and possibly sometimes makes hammering noises.
the skimmer that is normally fitted with the pool is designed to take care of this problem, however it rarely does because more often then not it is int he wrong place in the …pool or the water is too high as the result of rain or leaving the hose in too long or the water is too low for the skimmer to work properly. If one ends up being the victim of one of the above problems chances are that a floating pool skimmer would be the answer to the problem. The type of skimmer you are looking for is a suction side pool cleaner that plugs onto the vacuum plate over the leaf basket. once it is set up to the particular rate of the pool pump it will rapidly remove a large percentage of debris dust and insects from the surface of the pool. Hum, the problem with the above answer is that once the skimmer basket if full and or the pump basket is full or any of the above solutions then what. Best bet is to use your telepole and a leaf skimmer that attaches to the pole ( you can also use a "leaf rake" or net as they are sometimes called. With this method you exert some labor and remove most of the leaves at one session.
Phosphates It sounds like you may have phosphates in the water, do you have lots of leaves or the aftermath of seeds from the trees blowing in your area, I …had poplar tree seed casings white fluffy things and it gave me this problem. Solution is a product called phosfree. Backwash after replacing sand I always change my filter's sand once per season, unless there is a high concentration of leaves and other debris being vacuumed up daily. Then I will change it out mid-season as well. After changing the sand, I always backwash the filter for at least 5 minutes. That way the pulverized dust and other small particles in the sand get whisked away, instead of going into the pool. Could be your algaecide The sand under normal use should last 5 to 10 years if it's backwashed well enough. The foam could be caused by the algaecide used. The usual reason for replacing the sand is when sand is returning to the pools or it is no longer effective. You should check with your local pool chemical supplier. Most pool sales and service companies supply free water testing when you are a customer.
You estimate You can only estimate it. You will have to select a known geometric shape that most closely approximates your pool. If your pool is very irregular …and can't be approximated by just one shape, then you may have to select several different known shapes to approximate different parts of the pool. Chances are good that you can approximate the area of your pool by adding the areas of several rectangles.
eliminate the possible answers that don't fit first. It is not air in the water since other faucets in the house or the previous faucets have this behavior. It is not an aerat…or. Water does oxidize, to a small extent, the inside of metal pipes and faucets. It coats them in a way. Until this takes place air bubbles may be forming on the metal in the faucet. It may have a chemical component from the manufacturing process since the new faucets I have are the California lead free brass variety. The foam is very impressive but goes away very fast and takes time to regenerate for another occurrence. I have had other faucets do this before but the new lead free brass is incredibly foamy. Creepy, yes and I do remember, from somewhere in the past, the instruction to run the water in a faucet for a second or two before drinking it due to metals leaching out of the valve body.
What should you do if you added chemicals to get rid of algae in your swimming pool but now it has white foam floating on top can i add more algeacide or will that make matters worse?
Answer If not much foam, wait and keep running the filter. Ah, ha, you DID NOT FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE LABEL. Now you'll just have to wait until it decides …to dissapate. YOU ARE RUDE...........