By mid summer my salt pool generates a slight electrolysis effect I.e., a very slight stinging sensation when touching the railing &/or coping. Noticeable mostly to children or if one has a paper cut on finger. I am concerned for safety; what causes this and how to eliminate.
Electrolysis in salt water pool
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- Last Post 15 March 2017
Hello V1q8hb - They are feeling a slight stinging sensation because the metals around your pool are attracting small amounts of electricity from the salt water when the chlorine is produced. We would recommend using a Zinc Sacrificial Anode. The anode is an anti-electrolysis device. Basically, the zinc anode attracts the electricity and sacrifices itself. It will also help prevent other metals in the pool from rusting.