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Instructions for Pools Impacted by Fire

January 14, 2019
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The following guidelines are recommended for the maintenance of pools impacted by smoke and ash contamination or fire damage. Do not allow use of the pool until the following steps have been completed.

If you intend to drain your pool please note that your swimming pool is filled with chlorinated water. When this water is discharged directly to surface waters— including lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, and wetlands—it can negatively impact our waterways and be toxic to fish and other wildlife. If you have a swimming pool (above ground or in-ground) or hot tub, it is important that you properly drain it by following the attached instructions.

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