Which chemical is used to keep swimming pools clean?
chlorine that's what you can smell at swimming pools too
New ans: If you can smell chlorine at an outdoor pool means that
the pool does not have enough chlorine in it to sanitize the water.
More needs to be added to meet minimum standards set by local and
regional codes. It also means that the people responsible for
maintenance are not doing their jobs correctly. It also means that
you could be more suseptable to a desease or infection of some
- chlorine and bromine for desinfection (characteristic
- algaecide - kills algae
- water balance chemicals - to adjust acidity and alkalinity and
remove water minerals