Pool and Spa Water Chemistry: What Inspectors Need to Know
Senior Research Associate, PPG Industries, Inc.
Level of Knowledge: Multi Level
The efficacy of chlorine as a sanitizer is impacted by pH. The pH stability is in turn impacted by alkalinity. This session, a companion to the previous lecture on chlorine in water treatment, will focus on the impact of such secondary variables as pH, alkalinity, and hardness, the relationships between them, and the natural phenomena that limit the practical ranges for these parameters.
At the end of this session, you will be able to: