How much chlorine is in a pool?

Answer A pool should have a "free" (able to destroy microrganisms) residual chlorine level of at least 1.0 parts per million (ppm) if cyanuric acid is not used, and 1.5 ppm if a cyanuric acid is used.Sour... Read More »

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How much chlorine should I use in a new pool?

You should start and maintain the chlorine levels in a swimming pool at a level of 1.5 to 2.0 parts per million (ppm). Several varieties of chlorine injectors are available for purchase at local po... Read More »

How much chlorine for a 289 gallon pool?

Add 1/3 cup of chlorine granules to the pool every week. Test the water with a chlorine testing kit to ensure a chlorine solution of 1 to 2 parts per million. Adjust the chlorine amount as needed.S... Read More »

How much chlorine goes in a pool?

According to the American Chemistry Council, the amount of free chlorine in a pool should be between two and four parts per million. This is the amount recommended by the Association of Pool and Sp... Read More »

How much chlorine per gallon to put in a pool?

Maintain a free chlorine residual of 1.5 to 3 parts per million. To do this, you will need to add a quarter-gallon or a quarter-pound of chlorine for every 10,000 gallons of water in your pool.Sour... Read More »