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Chlorine Odor

Possible Cause Solution Preventative Maintenance
Combined chlorine level is too high

Shock treat with Robarb™ Pool Specialties PowerBlast® or PowerBlast® II shock. Test for free chlorine residual and adjust and maintain a level of 1 -4 ppm. 

Test chlorine level daily. Maintain pH of 7.2-7.8, total alkalinity of 80-120 ppm and free chlorine level of 1-4 ppm.

pH too low or too high

Test pH and correct with pH Up or pH Down.

Maintain pH of 7.2-7.8 and total alkalinity of 80-120 ppm.