My Triton II only has a filter or backwash option. I desperately need to vac-to-waste algae dust.
I'd like to add a simple T and valve (or valve in-line) along the PVC 1/2 way between the pump (outlet) and sand filter (inlet) but cannot find any examples of this.
My questions are:
Should I use 2 valves? One opening the line (above) coming from the pump. Having water flow directly into the yard.
2nd one placed after the first valve, to shut off filter inlet, preventing water from flowing to (or from) sand filter. Dont know if pressure would cause some backflow, etc.
Also, would pressure be too great to reduce to a 3/4" hose bibb? Many people talk about using a garden hose for vac-to-waste on cartridge systems, but it seems like a ton of water would becoming through my 1.5hp pump. Would the volume be the same as back-washing?
Please tell me if any of you know there is a good way to do so. Plan to do this today, Saturday, by hook or crook!