Foamy water

While foamy pool can be scary to look at, it can be easily explained and solved in a few steps.

<strong>Foamy</strong> water

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The problem

Foamy water can be caused by a buildup of organic contaminants like body oils, lotions and cosmetics. It can also be caused by low CH.

Recommended solutions

Test CH and adjust to 200-500 ppm with HTH® Calcium Up.

Preventative Maintenance

- Shower before entering the pool.

- Use an HTH® Algaecide regularly.

- Add HTH® Calcium Up as needed to maintain 200-500 ppm CH.

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Please read the following important reminders before adding pool chemicals to water:

• NEVER mix products together or dissolve before use.

• ONLY enter pool when FAC levels are below 4 ppm to prevent risk of bodily harm.