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Will muriatic acid lower pool water hardness?


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Answered 2007-03-27 15:51:10

Muriatic acid will not lower the Harness(calcium chloride)level in a swimming pool. Dilution is the only effective method to lower the calcium hardness level. Muriatic acid is used to lower the pH and total alkalinity of pool water.

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