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    rain rain go away..

    Since it has been raining like crazy here the water is to the top of skimmer do I need to lower my water level??
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    Re: rain rain go away..

    Quote Originally Posted by rickyislandgirl
    Since it has been raining like crazy here the water is to the top of skimmer do I need to lower my water level??
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    I would. Otherwise it will overflow and oversaturate the ground beneath the pool, which vcan cause the sidewalls to sink in and throw the pool out of level.

    Stick a garden hose or the vacuum hose in the pool, feed it in slowly so it fills, cap it with your hand somehow, then haul it out fast and get it below the water level in the pool. That will start the siphon. Haul a lot more hose out fast to really get it going, then direct the flow somewhere away from the pool.
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    Re: rain rain go away..

    I use my vacuum hose with the head attached. That way the hose won't slip out of the pool when you pull the hose over the wall full of water.
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    Re: rain rain go away..

    I either just pump it to waste or vacuum to waste if it needs it.
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    Re: rain rain go away..

    thank you!
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