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

How to Properly Maintain Swimming Pool Water Chemistry

Proper water chemistry is required to keep a swimming pool safe and clean for swimmers, and maintaining a swimming pool’s chemicals can save pool owners time and money. By following these steps, any pool owner can maintain their own swimming pool with the same results as the high-priced professionals. Part 1: Choosing the type of chlorine … More How to Properly Maintain Swimming Pool Water Chemistry

Clearing a Cloudy Swimming Pool Water

(Sources of the Information: All the information included in this post are based on knowledge from my Barack James profession as a chemical engineer, personal working experience of more than 7 years, and standard rule and regulations by relevant bodies) +Barack is a chemical engineer and pool water chemistry nerd: He has been in commercial … More Clearing a Cloudy Swimming Pool Water

How to Use Alum Flocculant in Pools

Aluminum Sulfate, commonly called “Alum“, has been used for thousands of years as a water clarifier. Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics describe the use of “aluminum earth” and first century Greek and Chinese documents tell of mining and use of alum for clearing water. By the 16th century, Alum was in widespread use across England, for treating … More How to Use Alum Flocculant in Pools

Know when to Shock your Swimming Pool (1)

(Sources of the Information: All the information included in this post are based on knowledge from my Barack James profession as a chemical engineer, personal working experience of more than 7 years, and standard rule and regulations by relevant bodies) +Barack is a chemical engineer and pool water chemistry nerd: He has been in commercial … More Know when to Shock your Swimming Pool (1)