By Marcelle Dibrell
Testing remains the single most important tool in a service professional’s arsenal for ensuring both the safety and balance of the water.
In fact, for a pool and spa service professional, water chemistry testing is the only way to know that you have achieved water balance and sanitation. It is not enough to visually confirm that the water looks clear, and is therefore in good shape. Clear water is not an indicator that bacteria or algae is not present, and it says nothing about whether the water could be damaging to the pool’s surface, plumbing and equipment.
But testing is only useful if the tester is observing the proper testing techniques. That is the only way to ensure any level of accuracy or precision. It is essential to follow a simple standard operating procedure for sample collecting and testing.Read More