“Freshwater swimming pool” is the term used by the swimming pool industry to distinguish between a conventional and a salt water pool. The truth of the matter is that there is no such thing as a freshwater swimming pool. You can come close and the way you do that is by minimizing the amount of solids, or elements that will become dissolved solids that you add to the pool.
Archive July, 2013
Salt water chlorination is the most commonly used system for pool water purification in Australia. It works by adding salt to the pool water.
Copper/silver ionisation is the most popular form of swimming pool ionisation. Copper and silver are nature’s mineral sanitisers and have been used for thousands of years to sanitise water. Copper is a powerful algaecide and silver is an effective biocide.
Chlorine is the most common form of swimming pool water purification used around the world. It is an effective sanitiser when used correctly. However it is extremely volatile making it hard to maintain a continuous safe residual level in a swimming pool. The evidence of serious health issues associated with chlorination is growing at an alarming rate.