I tend to over-engineer things. Badly.
Just finished refinishing a pool slide. Has standard option for water delivery with a garden hose. I've been using it for a few days now, and it's becoming inconvenient, IMO. I don't have a return stubbed for a slide, either.
My new idea is to get a 1.5" male end PVC plug. Drill and tap for the ice maker line fitting, and put it in the plug. Drill possibly another 1-2 holes in the plug to allow for pressure reduction, and return to pool.
I have 2 return valves....1 controls the returns on the step, 1 controls the returns at the other end. Will I cause any damage by increasing pressure in just one return? I'm assuming that the resulting backpressure will just be transferred to the other return.
Again, I would no doubt drill a couple more holes in this plug to allow for a pressure drop to help compensate.
Let me know your thoughts.