Swimming Pool Pest Management

Publication information

Swimming Pool

  • MSU manual number: E-2621
  • Prepared by: Julie Stachecki, William De Haan
  • Prepares you for: Michigan Category 5A exam on swimming pool management
  • Date New: September 1997
  • Size: 114 pages, printed copy; PDF format, 1.12 Mb
  • Cost & availability: The printed copies of training manuals can be obtained by visiting the MSU Extension Bookstore and then dropping down to Pesticide Applicator Training. The complete text of this manual is also available in a PDF format at no charge by accessing the chapters shown below.  Note that the printed manual includes color photographs not found in the PDF version.

Swimming Pool Pest Management, Category 5A: A Training Guide for Commercial Pesticide Applicators & Swimming Pool Operators

  • Whole Manual  
  • Contents (including preface, acknowledgements, & introduction)
  • Chapter 1: IPM at the Pool Facility
  • Chapter 2: Pests of Pool
  • Chapter 3: Pool Disinfectants and pH
  • Chapter 4: Pool Water Testing
  • Chapter 5: Bacteriological Analysis of Pool Water
  • Chapter 6: Water Chemistry and Pool Water Balance
  • Chapter 7: Chlorination of Pool Water
  • Chapter 8: Recirculation and Filtration Systems
  • Chapter 9: Cartridge and Diatomaceous Earth Filters
  • Chapter 10: Wading Pool Maintenance
  • Glossary, Answers to Review Questions, Appendices

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