Understanding ORP & PPM

Here is a recent article from Pool & Spa News about ORP and PPM. This may help people to understand the differences with PPM measurements in regards to chemical automation.    

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New Injector Block

ControlOMatic is introducing our new injector block. This allows for quick verification that chemicals are being dispensed and allows for 2 less holes to be drilled and tapped per pool. It includes duck billed check valves and flow indicators. You can also program your controller so that chlorine and acid will not feed at the…

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San Diego County Title 22 Swimming Pool Update

There still seems to be confusion about Title 22 requirements in San Diego County. Recently, I spoke with Lauren Robinson from San Diego County Environmental Health to get their latest plan of enforcement. She told me facilities with less than 25 units are exempted but still require a weekly visit. Over 25 units require the…

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PoolWarden Training

There will be training for PoolWarden operation on Wednesday, January 11 2017. Location: SCP San Juan Capistrano 11-1 pm  

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BUSTING WATER MAINTENANCE MYTHS

Here is a good article about water testing and water quality for swimming pools and spas. CLICK HERE

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Bay Area Swimming Pool Information Committee

Presentation yesterday for Title 22 swimming pool automated data compliance at Contra Costa Environmental Health for the Bay Area Swimming Pool Information Committee. Thanks to Lino Ancheta, Roberto Rodriquez and Dave Hays from Dave’s Pool Service. The presentation can be downloaded HERE health presentation

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Aquatics International- Cyanuric Acid:Good or Bad?

From Aquatics International. A short, worthwhile read about the use of cyanuric acid HERE

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Why Pool Heaters Fail

The question came up as to why pool heaters fail. This is not a simple question to answer as there are several causes for this and it can be just one or a combination of things which will damage a pool heater. Older pool heater were more forgiving but the new low NOX, high efficiency…

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Title 22 – PoolWarden Training Opportunity

On Wednesday, December 12, 2016 Superior Pool Products Ontario will be hosting a training on how the PoolWarden will bring you into compliance with the Title 22 daily record requirement. It will go from 11-1 and lunch will be provided. For more info contact. Anthony Flores customer Service Supervisor at 909.923.3600 or email anthony.flores@poolcorp.com. Address is :…

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ORP Setpoints

It is not uncommon for users of ORP controllers to be uncertain how to determine ORP set points. Here is a simple way of determining where to start. Check chlorine, pH, alkalinity and cyanuric acid levels and adjust to desired levels. When your water is at the level you want and note the ORP reading…

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