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Our blog is a collection of stories, research, and other info you may find useful. In the world of water treatment, there are tons of resources out there, so we hope to help you filter out some of the noise. Have a question we didn’t answer? Let us know!

Breakpoint Chlorination and Shocking, Explained

August 16, 2017


Difference between Total Alkalinity and Carbonate Alkalinity

August 3, 2017

The LSI requires knowing the carbonate alkalinity of pool water...but most pool test kits just...

How Orenda enzymes actually work

July 18, 2017

Pool turned green from copper and a chlorine shock

July 3, 2017

It turned green from copper, not algae. Who would've thought?

Calcium Scale ≠ Underwater Calcium Crystals

June 19, 2017

NOTE: This article has been revised from its original version, due to learning more from...

Calcium Scale ≠ Calcium Hydroxide crystals

June 19, 2017

Have you ever encountered the problem of "calcium scale that keeps coming back"? Has it been...

Pool filter channeling - causes, symptoms, and how to fix it

May 30, 2017


How to use the Orenda App: Dosing Calculator + LSI

May 15, 2017


Warmup Pool Overloaded: How enzymes handled 850 swimmers

May 13, 2017

The following is a true story, exactly the way I remember it. Not that I could ever forget my...

Pool sanitizers, Part 2: Chlorine alternatives

May 12, 2017

Pool Sanitizers, continued...Chlorine alternatives

In part 1, we discussed the various types of...

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