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Know your chemicals!

Many serious incidents at swimming pool facilities have been caused by a lack of knowledge of and respect for the different chemicals used to treat pool water.

Any Pool Plant Operator worth their salt knows all the substances used in pool water treatment by their proper chemical name and what they are used for.

Try the exercise below. Refer to the section Pool Water Testing Parameters and Frequencies in Lesson 1 if you need to, but try and get this knowledge embedded before moving on.