Hi! I live in NC we use well water. Our pool has 18,300 gallons and is an above ground with vinyl liner. We have a sand filter
We had extremely cloudy pool and an awful chlorine demand. We finally got the demand under control. It was so cloudy you couldn't see the 3rd step. It was a blue white cloudy. Well we flocked this weekend and now the pool is crystal clear.
I took a sample to the pool store and here are the readings
PH: 7.8 (added 2.5 lbs ph decreaser per pool store)
The cya was around 120 before we drained part of the pool and refilled. We are limited on the amount we can drain and refill at a time due to the well. We are going to start the liquid chlorine so we don't add more cya to the water.
We have been pool stored. Are we on the right track or what do we need to do?
The pool store said it was ok just not recommened to swim with high chlorine. But when I looked at the CYA chart we are in the middle where ideal would be 12. Is it safe to swim in? I have 3 kids ( 12, 9, and 7)