A clean pool will smell clean. A strong chlorine smell in pool
water indicates chloramines are present. This means there is not
enough âfree chlorineâ available to fight germs and oxidize
organic materials, such as sweat and body oils.
Green algae commonly grows along the walls or bottom of a
swimming pool, or you may notice greenish material floating in
the pool water. Avoid this unsightly condition by ensuring you
have adequate levels of
Mustard algae or brown algae can be difficult for pool
caretakers to remove and will require a special algaecide. Often
resembling pollen, dirt, or sand, mustard algae is a
yellow/brown color and appears in the shaded side of the pool
along the walls and floor.