purple stain

Stains on the pool surfaces, pool equipment
or on the swimmers, or off-color swimming pool
water. Discolored but clear pool water.
pool service tech 13 years

purple stain

Postby pool service tech 13 years » Thu 10 Jun, 2010 17:33

Take a pool water sample to pool supply store and have them test it. It never huirts to double check your pool service person's abilities to maintain proper chem balance. Bad ph, alkalinity levels are very corrosive to pool surfaces, pool light frames and heat exchangers if you have a heater. Proper chemical balance is the most important factor to avoid costly pool finish disasters!! A pole left in a pool or a bad winter does not cause this problem. Bad chemical balance and chemical adding procedures cause the metals in the pole or stainless steel handrails to pit and leach into water.


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purple stain

Postby rosalind » Sat 02 Jun, 2012 00:46

perrault wrote:Have had pool for 5 yrs. no problems until this year. opened pool and about had all chemicals in shape. when in one day had purple stain all over everything. local pool people in Ok. city don't seem to have any answers. help.



Brush the stains away once a day for two in sequence days. Wash the Filter. This will abstract the manganese waste and assist avoid the stain from returning quickly.

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