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    How do I know how many gallons in my pool?

    Hello all:

    I am a first time pool owner - VERY happy to have found this forum.

    I ordered my test kit, am reading in pool school, and getting my signature ready so I can ask ya'll questions when I get some test number ..but I have no facts on the size of the pool. It came with the house I purchased but has no background info or instruction manual :P .

    Is there a way to estimate how many gallons is in the pool?

    Thanks,

    David
    ~23,500 Gallon In-Ground Plaster Pool, Intelliflo VS+ Pump, Hayward 4820 DE Filter, IntelliChlor IC40 SWG

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    Re: How do I know how many gallons in my pool?

    Try the PoolCalculator.com "estimating pool volume" near the bottom of page. Post back if you have q's.

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    Re: How do I know how many gallons in my pool?

    Welcome

    Just calculate the volume in cubic feet and convert to gallons.

    There is a calculator at the bottom of poolcalculator.com to help estimate the volume.
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    Re: How do I know how many gallons in my pool?

    Break out the tape measure!
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    Re: How do I know how many gallons in my pool?

    Thanks guys - it's tape measure time!
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    Re: How do I know how many gallons in my pool?

    Measure free chlorine down to 0.2 ppm.
    Add a measured amount of chlorine.
    Let it circulate well.
    Measure free chlorine again.
    Note the increase and do the math.

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