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Clear up milky pool water?

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There are several reasons why a pool can be cloudy.

There may not be enough free chlorine in the water.

The filter system may not be running enough to properly clean the water.

There may be too much calcium in the water.

The Ph may be too high.

The filter system may be compromised.

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