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ENGINEERING 171: Basic Pool Chemistry and Stain Control

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss basic pool chemistry.
  • Identify stains and the factors that cause them.
  • Discuss stain removal and water chemistry adjustments.
  • List ways to prevent stains.


Whether you are a service professional or a retailer trying to help a desperate customer, you will undoubtedly be challenged by an environmental issue that causes staining in a pool. It could be caused by the normal water chemistry being out of balance so this program starts with the basics and then focuses on several stain identification, removal, and prevention measures.

Time/ Credits

3:00 hrs

Instructor Randy Dukes

Randy Dukes