- On July 22, 2019
Puripool Your Swimming Pool Water
In many parts of the United States, if you’re a residential or commercial swimming pool owner, calcium is in the fill water and causes all sorts of issues in your pool. It can cause scaling along the waterline and decorative tile, it can scale the interior finish, scale your filtration equipment, and cause your chlorine usage to increase. On a regular basis, it is extremely common for customers to ask us how to remove calcium from their swimming pool water and at this time, there are two options:
- Drain and refill the current water. When you drain your pool the water you fill it up with is already loaded with calcium, magnesium, and other hardness minerals because of the source.
- Recycle it with our Reverse Osmosis (RO) filtration to lower Calcium Hardness, TDS, CYA, and so much more. This process will not only conserve up to 85% of the existing water but it will also give you softer water that is much more fun to swim in.
As the temperatures rise, water in the swimming pool evaporates but the hardness minerals remain in solution and build up in concentration. Over time the water gets so saturated with calcium that it starts visually showing up along the surface of the pool and tile. This an eyesore for swimming pool owners that have water features, rock formations, and dark tile. If you happen to take a water sample into a pool store, most pool professionals at this point will recommend a drain and refill. But, why drain, when you can recycle and prevent such a huge waste of water?
Just the other day our customer stated to us, “Could you guys come to my residential swimming pool and recycle the pool water? The reason why we decided to recycle was that our pool water is hard and we didn’t want to expose the interior finish with the current temperatures we are having. Not to mention, we want to swim in softer water!” These are common customers for us along with those that don’t want to waste the water. When we arrived at their house we measured their water chemistry at:
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) – 5824 ppm
Calcium Hardness – 1070 ppm
CYA 50 ppm
After filtering this 18,000-gallon pool for 12 hours and conserving roughly 14,500 gallons we left our customer with the following ending chemistry
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) – 820 ppm
Calcium Hardness – 150 ppm (average coming out of the tap is 300ppm)
CYA – 0 ppm
If you should have any questions about our services, please contact us today. Remember, Don’t Drain Your Swimming Pool, PuriPool!