Faithful TFP'er here.
Had a big storm last night. Due to some in-progress landscaping the rain water ran over exposed, recently raked, loose dirt plus some fertilizer-rich sod and into the pool.
Searching previous posts the recommendation with dirt in the pool is to let it settle and vacuum but the DE filter only has push-pull handle so this is not an option plus the water is green.
TF-100 as of 7pm last night, before storm:
Results from Sunday (7/12)
When the rain stopped I checked the pool and even with a flashlight knew all was not well. Normally I can see the bottom in the deep end with a flashlight as though looking through glass.
About 2-3am this morning:
Backwashed to reduce water in pool.
Added 12.5% chlorine to raise FC to 12
Ran filter for an hour and shut off
Turned on pump
Vacuumed dirt that had settled
Added MA to drop FC from 7.5 to 7.2
Added 12.5% chlorine to raise FC to 16
Backwashed and recharged filter
My plan is to continue SLAM unless anyone recommends otherwise. Open to any additional recommendations - and yes, I do realize POP will be needed
And for the pics:
Overall pool (pic looks worse than pool):
Deep End (thermometer in water):