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    Pool Draining

    Best way to drain my pool, googled a bit and noticed getting a pump from home depot....

    I have a high 100+ CYA level, the calculator mentioned draining about 25-30% of my pool....
    15,000 gallon SWG (AquaRite Goldline Controls) in-ground pool. Pentair 50 DE Filter, small waterfall (separate whisperflo pump).

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    mikespoolfl's Avatar
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    Mar 2011

    Re: Pool Draining

    I did the pump from Home Depot it moves about 3000 gallons a hour if your run is not to long. So just the 4 hour rate should get it done. Unless you have a huge pool.
    Screen enclosed 17K gal 16x30 IG with Diamond Brite finish, elevated 4 jet spa with spill over, Twin dolphin fountain, Hayward Ecostar pump[ Pentair intelliflo VS, Filter Sta rite Posi-Flo PTM 100, Aqua Cal heat pump, Tiger Shark QC robotic cleaner.
    Stenner peristaltic pump model 45MPHP10, 15 gal storage tank. TF 100 with Speed Stir.

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Pool Draining

    Plan on doing more than one partial drain. The math is very straightforward....if you need a 25% reduction in CYA, you drain 25% of the pool. It sounds like you need a lot more than that.
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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