Leaf stains

Stains on the pool surfaces, pool equipment
or on the swimmers, or off-color swimming pool
water. Discolored but clear pool water.
Dazza123

Leaf stains

Postby Dazza123 » Fri 18 Nov, 2016 07:01

Recently moved into a new house and l am experiencing gum leaves falling into the pool. If left overnight they are staining the bottom of the pool. Hope someone can assist with some helpful advice.


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Re: Leaf stains

Postby Denniswiseman » Sat 19 Nov, 2016 06:27

Leaf stains are organic and can be removed with a high level of chlorine.
Shock your pool untill the water is clear and then double the normal dose of chlorine untill the stains disappear, it will take a while to work
But first determine your correct shock level for your pool with Chlorine / CYA Chart as your chlorine level is relative to your CYA
How do you chlorinate and test? Bleach is best to use for instant results

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