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Pool Testing Procedure Apr 27th, 2019

  1. Remove Green pool cover by turning handles on pool cover stand.

  2. Collect water sample from 20cm below water surface

  3. Find two test tubes and syringe on water testing bench.

  4. Rinse each test tube with pool water by filling syringe with pool water. Add half a syringe to each testing tube, shake test tubes and discard water.


Test pH



  1. Activate  PalinTest 9, found on water testing bench. When 'Choose a test' screen comes on press pH button and press 'Ok'. Palin Test 9 will ask you to Insert blank (ie a test tube without a testing tablet added, just pool water).

  2. Add 10mLs of water sample test tube and insert into Palin Test 9 with diamond on test tube facing you, perpendicular to palin test 9 screen. Press 'Ok'. Palin Test 9 will ask you to 'Insert Sample'. 

  3. Add 'Phenel Red' test tablet to full test tube. Crush tablet using white crush/stir rods until tablet gone.

  4. Insert pH sample into Palin Test 9 with diamond on test tube facing you, perpendicular to palin test 9 screen. Press 'Ok'. Note pH Level.


 


Test Chlorine/Bromine



  1. Use arrow keys to highlight 'Choose a test' at bottom of screen. Press 'ok'. Press ClF button to select 'Chlorine Free' test. Palin Test 9 will ask you to Insert Sample.

  2. Add 3mLs of water sample to test tube. Add 'DPD 1' test tablet to test tube. Break DPD 1 tablet using second (clean) white crush/stir rods.

  3. Add rest of 10mL sample from syringe to DPD 1 test sample and continue to crush DPD 1 tablet until tablet is completely crushed.

  4. Add Sample into Palin Test 9 with diamond on test tube facing you, perpendicular to palin test 9 screen. Press 'Ok'. Note Chlorine Level.

  5. Use arrow keys to highlight 'Choose a test' at bottom of screen. Press 'ok'. Press 'Br' button to select 'Bromine test'. Palin Test 9 will ask you to Insert Sample. 

  6. Press 'Ok'. Note Bromine Level.


 


Enter Results



  1. Enter results in Pool testing record spreadsheet found in one drive on each computer.


C:\Users\Todd\OneDrive\Central West Health and Rehab\Pool Testing and Maintenance