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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Spa Alkalinity Control

Many people experience issues with spa alkalinity going low due to aeration and automated acid feed. Here is how to solve the problem of low total alkalinity. Depending on water volume and acid concentration use the following Set Points and relay on/off times. On If pH>7.6 or 7.7 On Time: 00:00:06 up to 00:00:08 MinTimeOff:00:00:45…

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Title 22 Presentation

We were just invited to bring awareness of our Title 22 systems to the bay area environmental health jurisdictions on December 7, 2016 at the Contra Costa Environmental Heath office in Concord, CA. The goal is to achieve continuity between counties and demonstrate how our systems collect and record the required data for Title 22 swimming…

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Quick Reference Stickers Now Available

Working to enhance our customer’s experience, we just released handy, quick reference stickers that can be placed on the back board next to the controller or anywhere else you would like. Stickers are available for the MiniWarden and PoolWarden. These labels can be used outdoors. Contact Lance at 530.205.4520 x105 or lance@controlomatic.com if you would…

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Exclusive Acid Safe Feed program for PoolWarden & MiniWarden

Being out in the field has its advantages. Here are 2 problems I found that needed solutions. The effect automated acid feed has on total alkalinity and copper plumbing in older pools. I found that some people feed straight acid even though we recommend diluting 1 gallon of acid to 4 gallons water. Even diluted…

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Southern California Title 22 Swimming Pool Installs

Last week 7 systems were installed, adding to a growing number of PoolWarden Title 22 swimming pool systems in Orange County. Our Title 22 swimming pool systems are in stock at SCP San Juan Capistrano. Call Ron Taylor or Michael Felechner at 949-482-6918

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Contra Costa Environmental Health

Last week I met Roberto Rodriguez and Lino Anchetta from Contra Costa Environmental Health to show them the PoolWarden Title 22 system. What makes our system different than others claiming to be Title 22 ready is the ability to take DPD Free chlorine readings for data and control. Other systems are using a calculated ppm…

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PoolWarden Dual Title 22 Install

Here are a couple of Title 22 swimming pool controller installs performed by Dave Hays of Dave’s Pool Service in San Ramone, CA Great Job Dave!

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More Compliant Title 22 Swimming Pool Installs

title 22 system

Here are a few more Title 22 swimming pool chemical automation installs. The purpose is to automatically provide the required Title 22 swimming pool data which consists of Free Chlorine, pH and Temperature. This equipment pays for itself by taking readings and dispensing chemicals automatically. With an internet connection, you can even get text/email notifications.

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Drill & Tap

To make installation simple, use a drill and tap for your flow cell supply and return fittings. All you need is a 7/16″ drill bit and 1/4 x 18 NPT tap. Lowe’s sells a set for a little over $10. For this to work, you must drill into a fitting where the pipe is glued…

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