Drove into town to pick up pool supplies. The water was a bit cloudy yesterday, but so was the sky, so. Got something for the stains, the metal, and the cloudiness. Came back and put it in. Backwashed because the pressure was high. Tested the water; chlorine low, pH fine. Filled the canister with tabs; takes 16 big ones. Put some sparkle up in the shallow end basket. Locked up.
There were only two people in the pool today. Donna, who is on my pool committee. She offered to de-scale the tiles; I let her. We usually do that before we open in May, but because of the uncertainty re: COVID we waited for the governor's order to lift. I like to clean everything (tile, pressure wash building, sidewalks, and apron) the week before we open. But the governor surprised us with a quick-lift. Then the pressure washer wouldn't start and had to be serviced. By the time we got around to everything we were open and too busy to do the prep. No one cared.
The water has been beautiful this year. A ...