Oxygen Pools Blog

THE MYTH OF A SALT WATER POOL

Salt water pools are almost universally considered to be nonchlorine pools.  In fact, these pools contain extremely high chlorine levels. Users of these salt systems seem to think that somehow common salt is a magic form of disinfectant that does not use chlorine. The actual technology of a salt system involves [...]

2018-09-10T16:20:58+00:00

Chlorine Fails To Protect Swimmers From Disease

Cryptosporidium is difficult to battle because it is highly resistant to chlorine. It is the leading cause of waterborne diseases for people in the U.S. - Service Industry News 9-30-16 Toxoplasma and Cryptosporidium oocysts are highly resistant to chlorine disinfection. - CDC.gov . You can read the full article from Service Industry News below. "Hundreds [...]

2018-05-03T16:47:57+00:00

THE CONCEPT FOR OXYGEN BASED SWIMMING POOLS

Any water treatment program for swimming pools has one objective: to mitigate the growth of bacteria, algae, and waterborne viruses in the water.  This has traditionally been accomplished through the regular addition of chlorine and other chemical agents that eliminate organics from the water. However, there has been rising demand from pool owners for [...]

2018-09-10T16:26:11+00:00

Spartanburg South Carolina – Oxygen Based System For Drinking Water Being Deployed

Even city water systems are utilizing the benefits of oxygenation systems for their residents.  The below excerpt was taken from http://www.spartanburgwater.org/. Spartanburg Water has excellent water sources for drinking water from both the North and South Pacolet Rivers. Spartanburg Water is currently installing a new piping system in Lake Bowen that will allow us [...]

2018-03-07T05:51:32+00:00

HOW DID WE END UP WITH HIGH CHLORINE POOLS?

There’s a reason that there is a whole genre of wisdom called “old wives tales”. Now that’s a politically incorrect term these days but it’s used here to illustrate a point about chlorine pools. These are bits of wisdom that become part of our behavior even if there is little evidence to support it. [...]

2018-07-04T14:04:57+00:00

SALT WATER POOL SYSTEMS

By far the most commonly used alternative to straight chlorine chemical pools are salt water pool systems.    If you already own a salt generator, you know that first, hundreds of pounds of salt must be added to the pool and you will need to keep the salt level up to make sure the system [...]

2018-03-07T05:51:33+00:00