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Colored Water

PROBLEM: Water is clear, but has a greenish, reddish brown or dark brown tint.

SOLUTION: Trace metals are the most likely reason the pool water is discolored.  Refer to the Metals and Stains section of this website.  Take a water sample to your OMNI® Dealer for analysis and follow dealer’s instructions.


PROBLEM: Water has greenish tint, but is cloudy.

SOLUTION: This is green floating algae.  Refer to the Algae Troubleshooting page.