also called swimmer or bather waste – All of the soap, deodorant, sun tan lotion, lipstick, makeup, cologne, body oils, sweat, spit, urine, etc. brought into the water. They also form chloramines which are foul-smelling and they are body irritants. Requires large amounts of chlorine or non-chlorine shock to destroy.
debris such as microorganisms, perspiration, urine, etc. which needs to be burned up or "oxidized" regularly to prevent haze, algae, chloramines, etc.