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What Causes High Alkalinity in Pools?

April 22, 2021
Have you ever managed a swimming pool where the alkalinity level fluctuates? Usually, alkalinity...

Orenda's 100th Blog

January 21, 2021
Our 100th blog article marks an achievement that we owe to you, our readers, with sincere...

State of the Swimming Pool Service Industry, 2020

January 4, 2021
As 2020 draws to an end, there is perhaps one thing that unites people from all over the world:...

Swimming Pool Covers and Their Impact on Water Chemistry

November 9, 2020
Swimming pool covers impact water chemistry in different ways. This article discusses each type...

Pool Service Prices Will Increase in 2021. Here's Why.

November 2, 2020
Swimming pool service companies have traditionally ignored and absorbed gradual price increases,...

Calcium Flakes in Saltwater Pools

October 26, 2020
If you own or maintain a saltwater pool, there's a good chance you have seen calcium flakes in...

Understanding Calcium Nodules in Pools

October 1, 2020
Calcium nodules in pools look like little calcium volcanos or blisters that ooze out of pool...

CO2 and pH: Understanding Henry's Law

August 24, 2020
This topic is fascinating, and deserves more focus than the casual mentions we have given it in...

Why Swimming Pool Temperature Matters

August 5, 2020
Swimming pool temperature impacts the water chemistry in a big way. This article will outline a...

Understanding Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

July 14, 2020
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) is a metric used in water treatment that measures all dissolved...

Does Temperature Impact Cyanuric Acid Performance?

June 9, 2020
Today we are discussing two of the six LSI factors: water temperature and cyanuric acid (CYA)....

Chlorine, pH and Cyanuric Acid Relationships

June 2, 2020
We have always been taught that pH controls the strength of chlorine. And that's true, except...
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