How To Decrease The Alkalinity In Your Swimming Pool

Decreasing Total Alkalinity Using Muriatic Acid

Desired Decrease 10 PPM

Gallons of Water in the Pool

10,000

15,000

20,000

25,000

30,000

35,000

40,000

45,000

50,000

10 ppm

.5 qts

1.0 qts 1.25 qts 1.75 qts 2.0 qts 2.25 qts 2.5 qts 3.0 qts 3.25 qts

20 ppm

1.25 qts 2.0 qts 2.5 qts 3.25 qts 4.0 qts 4.5 qts 5.25 qts 5.75 qts 6.5 qts

30 ppm

2.0 qts 3.0 qts 4.0 qts 5.00 qts 5.75 qts 6.75 qts 7.75 qts 8.75 qts 9.75 qts

40 ppm

2.5 qts 4.00 qts 5.25 qts 6.5 qts 7.75 qts 9.0 qts 10.5 qts 11.75 qts 13.0 qts

50 ppm

3.25 qts

5.0 qts 6.5 qts 8.25 qts 9.75 qts 11.5 qts 13.0 qts 14.75 qts 16.25 qts

60 ppm

4.0 qts 5.75 qts 7.75 qts 9.75 qts 11.75 qts 13.75 qts 15.5 qts 17.5 qts 19.5 qts

70 ppm

4.5 qts 6.75 qts 9.0 qts 11.5 qts 13.75 qts 16.0 qts 18.25 qts 20.5 qts 22.75 qts

80 ppm

5.2 qts 7.8 qts 10.4 qts 13.0 qts 15.6 qts 18.2 qts 20.8 qts 23.4 qts 26.0 qts

 

HOW TO ADD: Dilute acid with equal parts water before adding. Pour into deep end of pool with the pump off. Let set for 20 minutes then turn on pump and let circulate for at least 1 hour.


Last Updated: 07/31/2014 02:31 AM - ID:1705