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how long do you have to wait to get in a pool after you shock

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how long do you have to wait to get in a pool after you shock it for the first time
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Joan replied 5 years ago.

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Once you shock the pool have a test kit available. You should test the water before getting in. Once the chlorine level drops to 3 ppm, at that point it is safe to swim in the water. Higher than 3ppm, the Chlorine level will be too high for swimming. With some pools you may have to wait 8 hours or 36 hours for the chlorine levels to be safe

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