Above Ground Pools
Poolife: Problem: Cloudy Water
Problem: Cloudy Water
There are many causes of cloudy water, the most common being
incorrect pH, incorrect TA and improper filtration. Always check and
adjust the pH and TA levels before adjusting your filtration system.
Thereafter follow these steps to investigate your filtration system:
| 1. Make sure that the
filtration system is running smoothly and that it is running
at least 8 - 12
continuous hours daily.
| 2. Does the filter need to
| 3. If the filter pressure does
not return to normal starting pressure after backwashing,
the filter needs
to be chemically cleaned.
| 4. Have the pump strainer
baskets and the skimmer baskets been emptied?
| 5. Also test your water to make
sure that the pH and total alkalinity are within the ideal
| 6. Shock the pool with POOLIFE
TurboShock or POOLIFE Rapid Shock. Remember
to wait until the
chlorine level drops to between 1
and 4 ppm before re-entering the pool.
POOLIFE Clarifier, POOLIFE Super Concentrated Clarifier or POOLIFE
Clarifying Flocculent can also be used to clear cloudy water.