Definitions for "Breakpoint Chlorination"
the addition of a sufficient amount of chlorine to water to destroy the combined inorganic chlorine present. Normally, the amount added is equal to ten times or more the combined chlorine concentration. (N)
the amount of chlorine required to completely oxidize all of the organic materials and decompose all of the combined chlorine present in the pool or spa water. An amount of chlorine, 5-10 times the combined chlorine level, is typically required.
Addition of chlorine to water until the chlorine demand has been satisfied.