From: ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**CS.COM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Need a consulting organic chemist on safety issue
Date: November 30, 2012 5:14:51 AM EST
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Oh shoot, I guess I wasn't clear enough.  There is no circulation at all.  This is a 1500 gallon puddle on stage.  The circulation it will get will be when it is pumped back into a container after the performance where it will sit for a day uncirculated and then be pumped back on stage for the next show.  This is a BAD idea.  But I need someone who can really tell us how bad, help work out the kinds of chemicals this soup is going to create over a 6 week period, and see if there is anything we can do to fix it.  You have no idea how determined theatrical artists and their administrators can be about creative ideas.


In a message dated 11/29/2012 9:34:33 PM Eastern Standard Time, kls_1**At_Symbol_Here**COX.NET writes:

In my former job, I was actually required to become a Certified Pool Operator.  That was more than ten years ago.  Therefore, this is based on memories from over ten years ago.  Does the pool have a circulation system and a filter system?  If not, it isn't a swimming pool. The water will never reach proper balance, and it will be a bacteria infected mess that I think isn't even legal for people to enter.  

If you go to the PubMed website and search "swimming pool chemistry", you should retrieve 199 citations.  This citation should be in the lower right corner.  It looked relevant.

Here is the link to the 199 citations:

If it doesn't work, try the search yourself.  I think you might be able to find some good info.  If you need further help, please let me know.  Good luck.

Karen Salazar

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