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

Why Is My Pool Cloudy? Here Is How To Clear Cloudy Pool Water

A cloudy pool can easily transform the most magnificent and expensive pool into an annoying eyesore. It causes discomfort can cause swollen eyes to the people swimming. It also leads to short filter cycles which need regular cartridge cleaning. A cloudy pool can be extremely difficult and time consuming to clear. Sometimes your pool can … More Why Is My Pool Cloudy? Here Is How To Clear Cloudy Pool Water

How to Use Aluminum Sulfate (Alum) Flocculant in Pools

Aluminum Sulfate, commonly called “Alum”. 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 municipal water supplies. Its use continues to this day in water … More How to Use Aluminum Sulfate (Alum) Flocculant in Pools

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