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Can I chlorinate the salt water in my pool after my chlorinator died?


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Answered 2009-06-16 21:51:39

Yes, that is not a problem just pretend you are using fresh water in the pool after all the chlorinator puts chlorine in the pool and if the chlorinator is not working the salt will stil make the water feel better.

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I will not use the swimming pool today until after you chlorinate it.


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