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Inflatable Pool Dome Air Quality
By Chloramine Consulting on January 11, 2021

While most outdoor pools in cold areas get winterized and covered, some stay open year round. They do so by erecting an inflatable pool dome–more commonly called a pool bubble–over the...

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Coughing After Swimming
By Chloramine Consulting on July 16, 2020

When air quality is bad in a natatorium, swimmers, coaches, lifeguards and spectators all suffer. Exposure to airborne DBPs like trichloramine can cause swimmers to cough. Often for many...

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Peeing in the Pool and its Consequences
By Chloramine Consulting on May 28, 2020

Fact: competitive swimmers pee in the pool. And while it's not necessarily every swimmer, peeing in the pool is part of swimming culture. It's gross, sure. But there are valid reasons...

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Ways to Reduce Combined Chlorine
By Chloramine Consulting on January 24, 2020

If combined chlorine levels get too high, the local health department might shut a commercial pool down. We have seen it happen before. But while pool closures are rare, high combined...

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Chloramine Vapor
By Chloramine Consulting on September 10, 2019

Indoor air quality in natatoriums has many variables and moving pieces, but at the end of the day, it all boils down to one thing: how well can the natatorium's system manage chloramine...

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Swimming Pool Air Quality Resources
By Chloramine Consulting on April 26, 2019

Want to learn more about the air side of the pool air quality problem? This article and its supporting links are for you. We also have separate content for Pool Water Chemistry,...

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Pool Water Chemistry, Part 2: Combined Chlorine
By Chloramine Consulting on April 3, 2019

This article expands on our last article, Part 1. Here we will focus on the process of handling nitrogen compounds in water, which create disinfectant byproducts (DBPs) like chloramines....

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Pool Water Chemistry, Part 1: Pool Sanitization
By Chloramine Consulting on March 5, 2019

With a basic understanding of pool chemistry, understanding the air quality problems of indoor pools becomes much easier. The two sides of the equation–water chemistry and air...

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