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Why does your pool's PH keep increasing?

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Gunite and plaster have a high demand for acid because of the lime in the cement. And or high calcium make up water.

Your pool will naturally increase in pH due to swimmer's waste, sweat, urine, etc...

Keep your pH at 7.6-7.8, not 7.2. 7.2 pH is base upon the Langelier Index which was used for local water companies, but there's a world of difference between pools and how the water company treats your tap water. Good index but bad application for pools.
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How do you increase or decrease the pH of a solution?

Add an acid or a base to the solution to change the pH. Adding  an acid will decrease the pH, while adding a base will increase the  pH. The amount that the pH increases or

If I increase alkalinity in my pool will that increase pH?

No. Alkalinity neutralize the acids. Based on how much you put in, will cause a reduction in your pH levels.

What happen if the pH of blood increases?

depends on to what extend it increases. if more than the cells optimum pH, then the cells in the blood will die...

Does calcium carbonate increase pH?

If calcium carbonate is added to otherwise pure water, the pH will increase, due to the reaction CO3-2 + H2O = HCO3-1 + OH-1.

As pCO2 increases does pH increase or decrease?

Decreases, because pCO2 is an acid (carbonic acid gas).   On the cellular level the CO2 diffuses into the red blood cell (from periferal tissue) and is in the combination w

A pool's main drain has a plug in it at the bottom of the pool why is a plug in it to keep it from sucking properly?

Assuming that the pool in question is in-ground - The plug is a valve which allows underground water to enter the pool. The reason for the spring loaded valve to let water en

Can you use bleach to increase pH?

You shouldn't be using "household bleach" at all. Use 12.5% chlorine found only in pool stores. The chlorine found in discount stores is probably around 10 % if that. If that
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Does pH increase as the concentration increases?

Yes. Ph is nothing but measuring the conc. of H+ ions. So if more H+ ions are added to a solution then yes pH should increase. If the solution has lots of OH- ions like a p