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    Help please

    Bought a house last month with an in ground pool. I'm somewhat familiar with operating a pump and chemistry. However, something is happening that I've never encountered. Opened the pool today for first time. It has 2 return ports and a skimmer intake. Everything turned on and seems to be working fine. However, I noticed that one of the return ports is actually sucking in water. Is this by design? I have never seen this before.

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    May 2007
    South Central NJ

    Re: Help please

    Likely a yes. You almost never want a single source of suction. However, the way the laws are written today, the port that looks like a suction port should have a spring loaded flapper on it. It should only be used for vacuuming.

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