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    brown pool water

    help, my pool water turned brown when I added chlorine, told it may be reaction from iron in well water with the chlorine, please help

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    Re: brown pool water

    Welcome to TFP!

    Sure sounds like iron. You have two options: First, drain it and have water hauled in, or second, add a good quality metal sequestrant like Jack's Metal Magic to deal with the iron. The metal sequestrant is not a permanent fix though.

    Read this article in Pool School to learn more
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