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Refurbishing a sand filter vs. Replacing filter sand

January 15, 2017
We were presented with a challenge: could Orenda products clean a heavily-loaded commercial sand...

What Does NSF Certification Mean?

December 21, 2016
The organization referred to in this article is NSF International, formerly the National...

Understanding ORP: Oxidation Reduction Potential

December 2, 2016
Note: As usual, this is an article that aims to simplify a complex topic. To all the chemists...

Understanding LSI: The Langelier Saturation Index

November 16, 2016
 The LSI is one of the cornerstones of the Orenda program. In fact, LSI Balance and Calcium...

Swimmers pee in the pool. Act accordingly.

November 14, 2016
Swimmers pee in the pool Not only is peeing in the pool disgusting, it results in harmful...

Protect Pool Plaster with LSI Balance from the Start

November 8, 2016
Pool builders, plaster applicators and service techs know that a pool startup can be a real...

CDC Regulation on CYA: 15ppm

October 25, 2016
In the event of an Accidental Fecal Release (AFR), the CDC has published a recommended limit to...

World Class Water Clarity

October 10, 2016
Any pool is capable of having world class water clarity, provided they have the right components...

Total Alkalinity vs. pH, and Their Roles in Water Chemistry

October 5, 2016
   Have you ever asked...

Pool IAQ interview with Keith Coursin, Desert Aire

September 19, 2016
Keith Coursin clears the air: Pool indoor air quality was a big deal before it became a big deal.

Scum Lines Matter

September 13, 2016
Scum lines are exactly what they sound like: lines of scum that form around the water’s edge,...

History of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) | Part 2

September 3, 2016
Continued from History of indoor pool air quality (IAQ) | Part 1.
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