More stories about Chemicals

  • Asthma Fears Prompt Infant Swimming Warning in Germany

    On the heels of a number of studies linking swimming to respiratory issues, a German agency has become the first to recommend that children younger than 2 years old with a family history of allergies avoid indoor pools.

  • Supply and Demand

    Chlorine demand can be defined as the inability to maintain a chlorine residual.

  • Study Uncovers Link to Asthma, Outdoor Pools

    In what experts believe is the first study linking asthma to outdoor pools, girls who swam in outdoor pools were shown to be at greater risk for asthma, compared to those who swam in indoor pools

  • Ellen Meyer

    For most people, chemistry is just another class they took in high school, but Ellen Meyer sees it as much more

  • Water Quality Quiz

    Aquatics International University's Water Quality Quiz is designed to test your knowledge of water quality issues including water chemistry, maintenance and dealing with emergency situations.

  • Asthma Warning Issued for Swimming Babies

    Parents of infants with a family history of allergies are advised not to take their children to indoor pools, according to a new warning form Germany’s Federal Environment Agency

  • CYA Strength, Consistency Questioned

    Across the nation, it appears more and more pool service technicians are noticing an interesting phenomenon

  • Highly Publicized Studies Link Cancer, DBPs 

    Three recently released research papers that were played up in the national media have provided new insight on disinfection byproducts — and their potentially harmful effects.

  • Dangerous Mix

    When this incident happened, I had been handling chlorine and other pool chemicals for about 10 years.

  • Equipment:Two

    Pools require chemicals. Processes of disinfection, oxidation and pH control are the most common chemical requirements that necessitate a feeder.