Algae enters pool water by wind or on debris, equipment and even bathing suits.
Visible algae growth can be caused by low to no chlorine, heavy rain, high heat and dirty surfaces.
The most common form of algae and the easiest to prevent. It is usually free floating and may tint water green.
Cling to surfaces and look like yellow or brown dust or slime. They may be resistant to chlorine.
Very stubborn algae that attaches firmly to surfaces and forms a protective crust. Brushing is critical to remove it.
It is much easier to prevent algae growth than to get rid of it. Follow these simple steps to prevent algae growth.