Alum as Clarifier and Flocculant – Effect of Alum on Filtration Systems

Although modern polymeric alternatives (eg. poly(aluminium chloride), polyDADMACs and polyacrylamides) are widely available, alum (aluminium sulfate, Al2(SO4)3) is still extensively used as a flocculant for swimming pools and, for that matter, other bodies of water, such as dams, ponds and reservoirs. Alum as Clarifier and Flocculant The role of clarifiers and flocculants in swimming pool … More Alum as Clarifier and Flocculant – Effect of Alum on Filtration Systems

What You Should Do to Your Pool After it Rains

Often people ask that “is there anything I should do to my pool after it rains?” It’s a very common question, and there are a few things you should check after a heavy rain. Rain can sometimes affect your pool’s water chemistry. Because rain water can be acidic, it can affect your pool’s pH balance. After … More What You Should Do to Your Pool After it Rains