D.C. Voltage

Ltmoeller

Active member
Sep 5, 2015
44
Dadeville,alabama
#1
Not sure if I have this in the correct section.I was having bonding issues last year so periodically I test the water for any voltage,all has been well.Today I tested it and by mistake I had my meter on D.C. And recorded .25 volts.Whats up with that?Salt system pool,using digital meter.
 

Biscuits & Gravy

In The Industry
May 12, 2018
3
Oregon
#2
salt increases the conductivity of the water, thus your readings in millivolts on your test meter. Also the reason why you should install an anode to reduce the potential effects of electrolysis, especially if the pool was not equipotentially bonded. You say that you had bonding issues last year, how was the issue remedied?
 

Ltmoeller

Active member
Sep 5, 2015
44
Dadeville,alabama
#3
salt increases the conductivity of the water, thus your readings in millivolts on your test meter. Also the reason why you should install an anode to reduce the potential effects of electrolysis, especially if the pool was not equipotentially bonded. You say that you had bonding issues last year, how was the issue remedied?
I bought the house and upon inspection there was about 8 volts A/C current in one corner of the pool and wet deck.A bonding wire was broken and repaired.I periodically check the pool because of that and I accidentally had my meter on D.C. Volts.I'm thinking of buying that yellow thing that you run around the pool to check for stray voltage.I have young grandchildren.