If it's a properly maintained pool, it will have between 2-4ppm.
If the chlorine level is correctly maintained this should not be a problem.
So long as the proper free chlorine levels are maintained you should have nothing to worry about. That is what the chlorine is meant to do.
The free chlorine in the pool should be maintained at 0.1 to 3.0 mg/l the Ideal is 2.0 MG/L
Chlorine stabilizer or conditioner (cyanuric acid) is used, in outdoor chlorine-maintained swimming pools. Thanks for using Answers.com!
Remove any solids you can, then vacuum the bottom of the pool, then shock the pool with chlorine shock. Hatawa
So long as the disinfection system of the pool is properly maintained you have nothing to wory about.
The proper pH level is 7.2-7.5
Pool PH should always be maintained between 7.2 & 7.6. Most other pool chemicals including algaecides, clarifiers, and chlorine work most effectively with PH maintained in that range.
No, a saltwater pool is already a chlorine pool. ALL CHLORINE EVENTUALLY BECOMES SALT. Every pool that has ever had chlorine in it has salt in it. thepoolandspawarehouse.com
A salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that the chlorine is manufactured in the system by the chlorine generator. Otherwise NO DIFFERENCE!!
Generally if chlorine level is maintained between 1-3ppm you should not smell chlorine. As the level rises it becomes noticable, however most complaints about chlorine smell are due to chloramines (even in a clear & clean pool), chlorine molecules which are bound by swimmer wastes and/or bacteria introduced to the pool. This problem can be confirmed by a reputable pool shop by testing your water. Fix it by oxidising your pool regularly during the swimming season and let the pool breathe by removing the cover for the following hour or so.
Because chlorine is an oxidant that is attracted to biomaterials in the water and reacts with them in the process changing add to this evaporation and other chemical reactions and you end up using it up. If you feel you are using it too quickly you may need to add stabilizer (cyanuric acid)
A salt water pool is a chlorine pool. the difference is that in a salt water pool the chlorine is added automatically by a chlorinated that works electronically and with a chlorine pool you have to put the chlorine in your self. Salt water pool are by far the more pleasant to swim in. Chlorine because it will kill germs
There are 3 components to the chlorine level in the pool. Total chlorine, Free chlorine, and Combined chlorine. Free chlorine is the chlorine available for sanitation.
That would depend on the strength of the chlorine, the size of the pool, and the "Chlorine Demand" of the pool.
Your local pool supply store sells a product called... Chlorine neutralizer! Pool & Spa In order to maintain this type of pool, you need more than just to dump the chlorine there. In addition to the chlorine, you will also need to add a few other chemicals to ensure that the right pH of the pool is maintained. Bear in mind that the pH level is very important. If it is too high, the chlorine will not be able to do its job well. If it is too low on the other hand, it becomes very acidic, which is not ideal for swimming.
chlorine in a swimming pool that is free.
stagnet or still water attracts mosquitos weather salt brackish or chlorine Not your pool. A salt water pool IS a chlorinated pool if the system is working properly.
To give you an accurate answer, it's important to know how many gallons are in the pool, how high is your Free Available Chlorine (FAC), and what is your Combined Chlorine Reading. Is pool enclosed and protected from sun etc? Is your chlorine generator working properly? You could simply shut down the generator and test your pool everyday at the same time. Keep records of pH, Free Chlorine, Combined Chlorine, Alkalinity, etc. It's important that you maintain a proper pH at ALL TIMES.
Have you actually added liquid chlorine to the pool?
Most pool chlorinators when properly installed need to run between 6 and 8 hours a day. If you want to increase the chlorine level in the pool without running the filters for longer just toss in some chlorine from the shop.
A good Free Chlorine reading should be around 1.5ppm to 3.0ppm. If the pool is used frequently by multiple bathers, the higher end of this range is recommended. There are many factors that can influence the Free Chlorine reading but this is a good place to start and you can adjust as needed for your particular pool.
Thiosulfate will neutralize chlorine. Buy it at a pool store.
You can find great tips about using chlorine for your pool on the following website: http://www.wikihow.com/Properly-Maintain-Swimming-Pool-Water-Chemistry. They have useful info.