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    So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Sheesh.



    (Note: the water looks like **** because of the rain. It's been *perfect* since we bought the house in October and I started in on the TFP method )
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Wow. Can you send some to Houston?
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Lucky b!?%&* I could sure use a couple feet of fresh water.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    I am thankful for all the rain up here in Frisco as I am doing a first fill. Any relief to my water bill would be great since I have been filling for almost 24 hours and still have a ways to go.


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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Quote Originally Posted by karmabiker View Post
    Wow. Can you send some to Houston?
    I'll send you some humidity...it can keeps yours company
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Went out and grabbed a quickie water test: FC down to 2. Didn't bother with CC. Fed the pool a jug of 8.25 (3 ppm) and set the pump to turn over the water overnight.

    We'll see what she looks like in the morning.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Humidity received. Currently 100% and I can't buy a rain cloud.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    We lucked out with steady, beneficial rain and avoided the severe weather that hit parts of the Metroplex.

    Quote Originally Posted by karmabiker
    Wow. Can you send some to Houston?
    Quote Originally Posted by freqz
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    5" over just a couple of hours here...it was pretty intense. Tornado sirens went off about the time the Mrs. was picking up the boys from school.

    FC 4.5. CC < 0.5. Ph 7.5. CYA 40.

    Water is still pretty murky but improving this morning.

    I'll probably go ahead and start the SLAM this evening.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    WOW.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    I was trying to leave work yesterday when it was raining cats and dogs. I haven't seen that much rain in such a short period of time in awhile. Streets were flooded to the point you couldn't see the curbs.
    Sorry for you pool problems.....it will get better.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    The pool looked better this afternoon-- I could see the main drain, anyway.

    No CCs. Everything else was normal except for the green tint, haze, and dirt all over the bottom.

    SLAM has begun including a good brushing. Hope we can clear this up pretty quick.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    I'll say it rained! Ghesh!!!
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    I'm sure it lowered your CH!
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Quote Originally Posted by BoDarville View Post
    I'm sure it lowered your CH!
    Lol. I'm sure it did!

    Water is clear again but I lost 5ppm FC in 4 hours showing 1 CC. MOAR BLEACH! Hopefully we pass the OCLT tonight.
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    OLCT passed. Water crystal clear. That was fast!
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    So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Good job freqz 👍
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    Re: So it, uh, rained a little bit in Dallas this afternoon.

    Cleaned the filter this afternoon. Back to normal



    (Yes, I need to finish skimming...thanks for noticing)
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