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How to clean up your pool after a downpour | Eyre Peninsula Tribune



Help is at hand if recent weather events have created havoc with your pool.

During a rainstorm, leaves, dirt and algae spores get delivered into pool water. Phosphates get deposited into the water and chlorine, salt and minerals get diluted. Combined with sunlight, these conditions are perfect for algae to grow and affect the health of a pool. In addition, if rainwater runs off the property’s roof or deck, it can also introduce foreign contaminants, alter the water’s pH, calcium hardness, total dissolved solids, alkalinity and other chemical levels.

Preparing pool water before the rain

Before rain hits, it’s important to balance the pool properly. Consider adding some Vitalyse Poly Plus Algaecide to help fight off many of the organic…

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