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What Causes a High pH in a Swimming Pool?

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May 8, 2019
It happens all the time. Swimming pool pH climbs, or sometimes spikes, and all sorts of problems...

The Orenda Purge Dose

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April 9, 2019
When first using Orenda products like SC-1000 and CV-600/700, the initial dose is what we call...

Minimal CYA (Pillar 4)

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March 25, 2019
Our Fourth and final Pillar is to minimize cyanuric acid (CYA). Maintaining CYA at a manageable...

Phosphate Removal (Pillar 3)

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March 19, 2019
Phosphates. The invisible common denominator behind many pool problems, like algae, elevated...

Organic Waste and Carbon Management (Pillar 2)

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March 5, 2019
Bather waste. Non-Living Organics. Body Butter. Grease and oils. Whatever you want to call the...

LSI Balance and Calcium Management (Pillar 1)

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February 27, 2019
LSI Balance and Calcium Management is the first of Orenda's Four Pillars. This is arguably the...

The Four Pillars of Proactive Pool Care

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February 14, 2019
Are you proactive in your approach to pool management and water chemistry, or are you...

Wildfires and Swimming Pools

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November 13, 2018
Once again, wildfires rage across Southern California with devastating fury. To say they are a...

3 Types of Calcium Dust in Swimming Pools

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November 6, 2018
There are three distinct forms of calcium carbonate that we commonly find in swimming pools....

How to Reduce Cyanuric Acid (CYA) in a Swimming Pool

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October 9, 2018
High levels of Cyanuric Acid (CYA) in pool water can cause issues. And yet, we encounter many...

Phosphates, Algae, and Chlorine Demand

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July 28, 2018
Phosphates are talked about in the pool industry, but what do they actually do? This article is...

Understanding Nitrates and Nitrites

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July 28, 2018
Nitrates, Nitrites and other Ammonia-based compounds can be confusing. This article is our...
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