pool has a very strong chlorine odor. Is there too much chlorine
in my pool?
No, you don't
have enough "free chlorine" in your pool. Most pools
contain both good chlorine and bad chlorine. The good chlorine
is called free chlorine and is capable of killing germs. Bad chlorine,
on the other hand, is called "combined chlorine" and
is a poor germ killer.
combined chlorine in your pool causes the strong chlorine odor.
When the combined chlorine level reaches 0.2 ppm or more, it is
time to shock your water. Shocking will eliminate the odor.
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