Cloudy Water - Possible Causes and Solutions

Updated 3 months ago ​by Blake Bonds

Cloudy Water

Possible causes and solutions

High ph – Use pH reducer to lower pH to 7.2 – 7.6 ppm

Dirty Filter – Filter may need backwashed or for cartridge systems the filter may need cleaned or replaced.

Low Free Chlorine – Shock pool, circulate overnight. Test and adjust free chlorine residual to 1-3 ppm

High Total Alkalinty – Use pH reducer to lower Alkalinty to 80-150 ppm


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