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Electrolysis

01 August

Electrolysis

/ih-lek-trol-uh-sis, ee-lek-/

noun


This electrochemical reaction typically causes a black stain to appear on a pool’s plaster or on metal fixtures. It is normally caused by two dissimilar metals getting pumped together or can be the result of incorrect electrical grounding of pool lights or equipment.

It was determined that electrolysis was the cause of the nasty black stains on the swimming pool plaster.

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