I have an ~15,000 gal above ground pool (33'x18' oval) on a property I own about 100 miles from my residence in central Texas. During the summer, we make it down there every 2 to 3 weeks (less so in the winter), I am looking to make my pool accessible when we get there for the weekend. I am a big fan of the BBB method (when I was there daily, my pool was great, bleach and muratic acid was all it took), and it still works great, however it takes a day or two to get the pool into swimming condition when we arrive on Friday evenings. I am looking for a way to keep the pool "swimmable" when we get there for the weekend.
I will add a pool water valve to keep the water level constant and I have a timer for my pump. I am considering a SWG to help maintain pool chemistry at an acceptable level while we are out of town. (I deplore chlorine tablets - and their associated additives).
I have 110V power at the pool, and prefer to use that. Not a show stopper, but the better rated SWG systems seem to require 220V.
At this point I am looking for suggestions!
Does SWG sound like a good solution for a pool that is not maintained for 2-3 weeks at a time, for someone who understands and tests the chemistry when back at the pool? Is SWG reliable enough to work for a month at a time without daily monitoring...?
Any suggestions and advise will be appreciated.