Commercial Clearwater Company, Inc.
CHEMICALS TERMS PROBLEMS QUESTIONS Algaecide Alkalinity/Total Alkalinity Algae? (More on Algae) What is Free, Combined and Total Chlorine? Aluminum Sulfate Balanced Water Brown colored water Bromamines Buffer Chlorine odor How do I know how much chemical to use? Bromine Breakpoint Chlorination Cloudy water Calcium Carbonate Calcium Hardness Eye irritation What are the ideal chemical levels for pool/spa water? Calcium Chloride Water Clarifier Green colored water Calcium Hypochlorite Corrosion Vomit in the water What type of test kit to use? Carbon Dioxide Dry Acid Blood in the water What water quality tests are required for swimming pools? Chloramines D.E.(Diatomaceous
Feces in the water Chlorine (More) RESOURCE LINKS Why are Heath Departments responsible for regulating and inspecting swimming pools and spas? Cyanuric Acid Flocculant NYS Sanitary Code Hypochlorous Acid Langelier Index Suffolk County Health dept. Swimming Pool Requirements Lithium Hypochlorite Oxidation/Oxidizer What do health inspectors
look for during an inspection?
Sodium Bicarbonate PH Suffolk County Health Dept. Swimming pool forms, fact sheets Sodium Carbonate (Soda Ash) Residual What if the pool fails the inspection? Sand Filters National Spa/Pool Institute Sodium Bisulfate Sanitizer National Swimming Pool Foundation What are the requirements for lifeguards? Sodium Dichlor Saturation Index Sodium Hypochlorite Scale (scaling) Chlorine Chemistry Council Sodium Trichlor Soft water Muriatic Acid Shock/Superchlorination Total Dissolved Solids Ultraviolet Light (UV)