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What does pH mean? The "p" stands for potential and the "H" stands for Hydrogen. Putting it simply it is a scale of 1-14. Ideally in pool water the pH should be kept around 7.2 – 7.8 which is the middle range. pH CHART Acidic and corrosive Alkaline and scaling Neutral 7.5 – 8.2ppm is ideal for pools I will explain the ranges later in this article. pH is a scale of measure from 1 to 14 with 7 being neutral Low pH is corrosive and can cause skin and eye irritation, corrosion of metal parts and etching of plaster surfaces. High pH is alkaline and can cause scaling and interfere with the ability of sanitisers (chlorine/bleaches) to work efficiently. 19

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