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Water Treatment System Comparison

Pool Supplies Canada offers our customers Canada's largest selection of water treatment and sanitation systems for above ground and inground swimming pools, including chlorinators, salt water systems, UV sanitizer systems, ionizers and more!

Below is a comprehensive chart outlining the differences between each of these systems, and how each system affects your swimming experience, how safe they are to use, and how reliable they are as a water treatment solution.


 Consideration  Effects Ozone Chlorine UV Ionizers Bromine Salt Systems
 WATER CLARIFIER    Yes No No No No No
 OXIDIZES ORGANIC CONTAMINANTS  SWIMMING Yes Moderate No No No Moderate
 ODOR EMITTING  EXPERIENCE No Yes No No Moderate Minimal
 IRRITATES SKIN, EYES, NOSE, AND THROAT    No Yes No No Yes Minimal
                
 OXIDATION STRENGTH    Excellent Moderate None None Weak Moderate
 BACTERIA KILL POWER    Excellent Good Good Good Weak Good
 VIRUS KILL POWER  SAFETY Good Poor Good Poor Poor Poor
 RESIDUAL SANITATION    Short Long None Long Moderate Long
 HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TO HANDLE    No Yes No No Yes No
 HAZARDOUS BY-PRODUCTS    No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
                
 EQUIPMENT DURABILITY    Good Good Fair to Good Fair Good Good
 COMPLEXITY OF TECHNOLOGY  RELIABILITY Moderate Simple Moderate Simple to Moderate Simple Moderate
 IMPACTS POOL WATER PH LEVEL    No Yes No Yes Yes Yes

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