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Recovering from Green Cloudy Pool Water
by Felicia Williams
I’m so close to having a pool in a swimmable condition. Well, it would be if it weren’t for the annoying algae. I’ve got to say, it’s a nice looking green, but who wants to swim in green cloudy water?
I spent some time researching to find out why my pool water was green and cloudy. I found out that my problem is algae. I guess while I was figuring out how to use the Hayward filter and scooping the leaves off the bottom of the pool, I didn’t do the right thing when it came to adding chlorine and the necessary chemicals to sanitize the pool. To give you a hint, my first water reading yielded a chlorine level of zero.
Those zero chlorine level days gave algae all the time it needed to form in the pool (the dirty leaves at the bottom didn’t help either).
Going Toe to Toe with Pool Algae
Just as I took on the Hayward DE filter and the pool dirt, I’m now ready to face this algae problem head-on. From what I’ve read there are a few things I need to do:
And so the battle begins…The Importance of Pool Water pH
About the Author: Felicia Williams is a wife, mother and grandmother who likes to write about a host of topics.
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Last Modified: 26 January 2020
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