Lowering TDS Levels In Swimming Pools
If you own a residential or commercial swimming pool in the Las Vegas area you are going to run into problems with high levels of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in your pool water. In the pool industry, many pool professionals will measure the hardness in your swimming pool by TDS! According to Wikipedia Total Dissolved Solids are referred to as, “a measure of the combined content of all inorganic and organic substances contained in a liquid in molecular, ionized or micro-granular (colloidal sol) suspended form.” Simply put this can be easier summarized by the levels of calcium and other hardness minerals in the fill water along with salts etc. This is one way that a variety of swimming pool industry people recommend that you should drain and refill your swimming pool. Although this is one way you can test for hardness minerals in the swimming pool, City Wide Pool Service also relies on testing for Calcium Hardness (CH) because it is the best way to test for the accuracy of needing to change out the water in your pool. One of the main reasons why is this is what scales your swimming pool.
As water evaporates, hardness minerals remain in solution, and over time these hardness minerals will increase in concentration and start scaling the water tile line, the interior finish, and your filtration equipment. If calcium is not properly dealt with it can cause damage to the plumbing, your filtration equipment, and can be an eyesore to look at on your tile and decorative water features. If you happen to own a salt chlorinator it will also scale the electrode plates and prevent them from working properly. When this happens not only will your Calcium Hardness levels rise but also your TDS levels too.
Recycling Pool Water In Las Vegas
A majority of individuals in the pool industry would recommend a drain and refill but it’s a huge waste of water especially in Las Vegas and doesn’t really solve the problem. Due to our extreme temperatures, a drain and refill are also dangerous. In Las Vegas, our tap water is extremely hard and when choosing to drain and refill a swimming pool it doesn’t give you the best water quality. That’s why our Reverse Osmosis (RO) Mobile Filtration trailer is the best solution not only because it allows you to conserve up to 85% of the existing water in the swimming pool but it also gives you drinking quality water in your swimming pool. It was designed to lower Calcium Hardness, TDS, Cyanuric Acid (CYA), phosphates, salts, nitrates, waterborne diseases and so much more. Choosing to go this route will not only allow you to conserve water but will give you and your family the best water to swim in too! If you should have any questions about how this service works, please contact us today!