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Troubleshooting: Cloudy Water

Cause Immediate Corrective Action Preventive Follow-up
Poor filtration Check filter for proper operation and clean if dirty. Use a filter aid for cartridge and sand filters. Filter continuously until clear. Keep filter clean and operating properly.
Water not balanced Have your Sustain System Dealer test pool water for FAC, Total Alkalinity, pH, and Calcium Hardness, Balance pool water. Maintain balanced water.
Heavy pool use If FAC <1 ppm, shock with Sustain Shock Treatment. If cloudy water is severe, use a flocculant. Vaccum settled solids. Maintain 1-3 ppm FAC.