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Purified water has TDS of 0 parts per million (ppm), while drinking water typically has a maximum of 500 ppm. A swimming pool should have a maximum of about 1,500 ppm TDS. It is recommended that water be maintained at 1,200 ppm. If levels are higher, the pool water can seem cloudy, have an odor and taste salty.

What Is The Acceptable Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Level in Pools?

Swimming Pool Chemical Testing

Along with enjoying the benefits of having a pool, a pool owner has the responsibility of ensuring that it remains safe, healthy, and clean. For keeping this backyard oasis in shape, you need to follow several things on your maintenance checklist.  One essential aspect of this is to check whether the Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) level in the pool water is within acceptable limits. What is TDS? TDS measures all the different kinds of substances that get dissolved in the Read More