Cloudy Pool Water
Cloudy pool water is a problem a lot of pool owners have to deal with during the warm months their pool is in use. There are four top reasons why pool water gets cloudy.
Poor water chemistry being one of the top reasons why your pool ends up with cloudy pool water. This is an issue for people using chemicals to clean their pools. A low chlorine reading, lack of shocking a pool, high pH reading, the alkalinity and/or hardness of the water or any such combination of all of the above can result in cloudy pool water.
Microscopic particles can also be an issue if your filter does not catch particles that are very tiny. These microscopic particles which can be bacteria, dirt or debris will remain suspended in your pool water causing cloudy pool water.
Poor filtration is a huge problem when your filter is dirty and needs to be clean or your filtration system is not working properly this will also lead to cloudy pool water.
Lastly environmental factors can lead to variations needed with pool chemicals to correct problems such as rain, wind, pets, and swimmer load, debris carried into the pool by winds such as leaves, lawn clippings or dirt particles.
Believe or not but the use of chemicals in pools require to be very precise in exactly how much you add a little to much of something or a little less of something can alter the appearance of your pool water resulting in cloudy pool water. The chemicals we also use to keep our pools sparkling clean also tend to come with a risk all on there own. Chlorine has been linked to various increased risks with certain health issues. Bladder and rectal cancer being two main health problems that poses increased risk with the use of chlorine. Chlorine has also been linked to an increase with children's asthma.
As you see cloudy pool water is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to keeping your pool clean, running efficiently and safely. Not to mention the majority of the issues is because of chemicals and how those chemicals work. When a mess up of chemicals happens it can end up being pretty costly to fix a cloudy water mess. Many times it requires you to add more types of chemicals to your pool and running your filter for periods of up to 24 hours straight.
Most people do not like the idea of adding chemicals to their pool on such a grand scale. As there are many ways to safely maintain your pool and to cut down on pool problems such as cloudy ways very few products on the market can eliminate these problems all together with out being overly costly.
Cloudy pool water can be avoided by simply changing the method you use to properly maintain your pool. We have a unique system in which water is pulled through the pressure lines and shocked by a non-chemical means. Weekly you would then ionize the pool by switching a button on the control panel and adding copper to your pool. This perfectly safe copper then makes sure all bacteria and algae are taken care of. Easily and simple and cloudy pool water is now a thing of the past. There is now no need for added chemicals or any chemicals to be placed in your pool at all. This method not only eliminates cloudy water it's very cost effective.